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Turkey in Cyprus vs. Israel NOT in Gaza

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Submitted by Ronnie (United States), Jul 20, 2010 at 13:43

Turkey invaded Cyprus. Israel never invaded Gaza. Turkey, a Muslim country in a Greek Orthodox N. Cyprus area, caused the non-Muslim population (Greek Orthodox Christians) to flee. Israel took control of Gaza when Egypt backed away and said they did not want anything to do with those "Palestinians" a.k.a. Arabs in Gaza. Israel is a Jewish state. Arabs are Muslim, with a brave minority who are Christian.

The Muslims in Gaza persecute and murder the Christian Arabs. The Turkish Muslims who took control of N. Cyprus have no one to murder and persecute because the population fled (knowing they would be murdered/persecuted). Israel evicted their own Jewish citizens from Gaza (10,000) who were peacefully employing Arabs to work their farms and fields. Muslim Turkey retains power in N. Cyprus, but does nothing with the land and certainly does not employ Greek Orthodox Christians to work for them. Israel wants nothing to do with Gaza. Muslim Turkey wants to control N. Cyprus, and as a matter of fact, all of Greece, for that is the mandate according to the Koran. Jewish Israel does not want to conquer any part of Muslim Arab Gaza. Israel just wants to live without terrorism, serial murder, missile and mortar attacks coming from the Hamastan that Israel has de facto created as a hostile neighbor after expelling the 10,000 Jews from Gaza who had been employing Arabs in the Jewish greenhouses and businesses. What we have now is a mess, amounting to loss of innocent life...All in the name of peace. Turkey, on the other hand, just wants to conquer, purge, persecute. Therefore, the comparison between Turkey and Israel is limited. There is a much greater contrast between Israel and Turkey regarding politics, religious goals, economic goals, etc.

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