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Israel has discredited itself

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Mar 27, 2013 at 18:37

Kachkarian wrote:

> It is baffling that a civilized country should be pressured into apologizing to one where barbarism such as honor killing and the persecution of Christians and minorities is still rife.<

I think you overestimate Israel. It was once a nation of heroes ready to sacrifice their lives for an ideal. Now it seems to me to be no longer the case. As every nation that adopts neo-liberalism as its guiding principle it is not more than a nation of opportunists, merchants and shop-keepers. With such a nation you can do business but they won't understand you when you start the subject of the Armenian or Greek genocides by their business partners from Ataturkistan. They are a lost case unless shaken back to their national superego by a threat of another holocaust ... this time preferably by their precious former Turkish business partners. It would not be a bad lesson for them to taste something of what the Armenians have tasted and which they refuse to even take notice of.

> It's also time for Ankara to fess up the the Armenian Genocide, and for the Israeli parliament to pass a resolution acknowledging the near-century-old atrocity.<

The Israelis will never do it of their free will. They prefer Turkish cash to the truth that might jeopardize their booming trade and secret dealings with the cursed Neo-Ottomans. I admit it is sad. But frankly after all their insincerity and false promises who needs the Israeli or American recognition of the Armenian genocide? It would be as opportunistic as their non-recognition. To my mind who has got dirty hands with Turkish blood money as both the US and Israel have has no right to touch upon the sacred subject of the Armenian genocide.

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