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The MEMRI cite on not treating Palestinians like a plague

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Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Aug 13, 2009 at 12:46

http://www.memri.org/bin/articles.cgi?Page=archives&Area=sd&ID=SP248309

Check this article out -- this is a pro-Palestinian Arab Moslem who hates Israel and wants to destroy Western Civilization like any good Moslem, but he notes that the Arabs treat Palestinians like a bacillus.

From the perspective of their practical and utterly ruthless self-interest, I agree with the Arabs' policy toward the Palestinians -- the other Arabs don't want the Palestinians to lose their (dubious but strongly-held) sense of "victimized nationhood" by being diffused in Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and elsewhere.

It is almost exactly like incubating a bacillus for a future "biological warfare" attack on Israel. If they are kept in festering misery with little to do but fume and procreate, they will become more and more dangerous. Of course, it is always possible that the petri dishes will explode and kill their incubators (ala "Black September 1970", but after 60 years of general Palestinian consent to their isolation and misery -- apparently the Arabs have found the formula for getting rid of Israel, but it will take time.

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