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Relationships are About MUTUAL Respect-Who is Respecting Israel Now?

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Sep 7, 2011 at 11:37

Let us see whether we understand this correspondence correctly, that Israel is put on the same level of scrutiny and found by your opinion to be little different than the likes of Turkey? Were it not for the absurdity of such an allusion, the irony is as thick as the cordite cloud left by a Katya missile. The reason Israel needed to minimize diplomatic relations with Turkey is the same reason for all envoys to go home-they cannot bargain for peace.

Israel, a compilation of a people still struggling after thousands of year to regain that which was taken from them, operating for this moment of history as a democratic institution that has both Jewish and non-Jewish citizens who desire to live in peace and harmony that are being targeted by the moral descendents of those who have hated the Jewish people as a matter of historical record, is NOT the same as any other country. Failing to see why is the primary cause of the world's discontent for the lack of peace.

The human rights issues being accorded to Israel are not principally caused by the Israelis as so many try to assert. Gaza brought their own trouble upon them in magnification of the entire 'refugee' issue. 'Palestinians' striking out at Israel have no one else to blame for the hatred they carry within themselves-it comes from within-they are TAUGHT it from their youth. Think it not so? How many 'Palestinian' mothers have gone on record praising the homicidal child for carrying out the plan of hatred against innocents-both Jewish and non-Jewish-all because Israel exists? And you would castigate Israel?

How would it be if the colonial powers that exploited the African continent were still there in former force to oppress their imperial wards to extract wealth in exchange for poverty? How does Somalia function now and who is the colonial power there now? How does well democracy function in Africa now?

It is correct to say that no country that cannot be sovereign over its own affairs is worth emulating, for there is little to praise of any country that does not treat people well. But leave the Israelis alone and do not provoke them-it is not a concept the Muslim world will embrace for the evidence of their envy is manifest for all to see-that is why rockets target Israeli populations and centers of Israeli progress. Under Israeli control, was Gaza ever like it is now? Did the UN decry the plight of those citizens in Gaza under the Israeli governance as they do now? Would Turkey and others under the umbrella of the UN's so-called humanitarian effort be launched while Gaza was under Israeli control?

Seriously, look past the smoke-filled logic of the efforts to displace Israel and realize the world is being driven by propaganda to destroy Israel, by slight of hand politics or the hand of destructive power and ask the real question-who in this world is going to survive if Israel were to ever be removed from the land against the power or her Eternal Sovereign LORD?

If anything, NATO should be surrounding Israel against all comers like Turkey-but as it is written-that's not going to happen.

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