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Airport closure should never be forgotten

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Submitted by Eric (United States), Aug 9, 2014 at 14:00

Although it was a brief moment in this war, I think it is the most important. The airport closure should never be forgotten by Israelis.

The world keep saying leave more land but when stuff goes wrong that effects them, such as their planes being attacked they can just stop flights to tel aviv. But Israelis cant just leave or shut down their lifeline.

This event moved me more to the right when I realized again how the world could easily abandon them and give 0 credit to any gestures they actually make to Palestinians .

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Daniel Pipes replies:

You are right, that was an important aspect of the war. I just did not have space to include it.

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