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The Pattern

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Submitted by Yuval Brandstetter MD (Israel), Jun 2, 2010 at 08:20

There are two patterns here:

One: Ehud Barack who considers himself a great mastermind of both strategy and tactics, and therefore favored the most flamboyant approach of personal bravery, such as sliding down a tether onto a ship in motion in the dark right into the hands of the Jihadis sans protective fire and armed only with handguns. Barack has been a politically accepable failure for many years and such is his pattern.

two: when push came to shove, and the Jews were in true jeopardy, it was the Jihadis that died and the Jews who carried the day. Zoom out and you have the whole Jewish sovereignty connundrum in a nut-shell. Only when enough blood and suffering are endured do the Jews respond in kind, and more, to the enragement of the Arabs who thought the Jews were ready to accept Dhimmitude again. What the Europeans hate most is to see the Jews do that which they seem not to be able to do when Nordic and north European countries are awash in Jihadi crime, and Theo Van Gogh slaughtered on the street. In order to win the propaganda war Tel Aviv must be made to suffer (as it will once the sea-lanes are open to the unfettered transporatation of rockets and launchers) and only then the appropriate disproportionate response be enacted.

Most of this faux European rage will likely disappear when Arab oil is made redundant and the funds to foment rabid antisemitism dry up. I expect this to start happening next year when the EV deploys big time in Europe Israel Japan China and Australia.

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