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Reader comment on item: [Israel's Gaza Withdrawal:] A Democracy Killing Itself

Submitted by Alojz (Slovakia), Aug 15, 2005 at 10:33


"Should that campaign succeed, Haifa and Tel Aviv are next, after which Israel itself disappears."

"Israel's mistakes are not unique for a democracy ? French appeasement of Germany in the 1930s or American incrementalism in Vietnam come to mind ? but none other jeopardized the very existence of a people."

This is the usual device used by pro-Zionist propaganda. No matter how strong Israel is, its existence is always threatened. It was threatened in 1948 when they easily won against the ludicrously small and ineffective Arab armies. It was so in 1956 and 1967 (when CIA experts predicted before the war that Israel would win a war against Egypt, Syria and Jordan at one time in 10 days even if she was attacked). The existence was again threatened in the next years 1973, 1982 and during the next two intifadas. And now it is again threatened by the enormous power of the superior Palestinian soldiers, their ┬┤heavy weapons and inexhaustible sources of money.


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