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Waiting for the Next Attack

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Submitted by Jeff Bercovitch (Canada), May 23, 2002 at 08:46

The only thing that will convince Israel's critics is a major terrorist attack somewhere in the Western world involving either chemical , biological or nuclear weapons.

Perhaps, then these naive liberals who believe that even fighting your enemy makes you as bad as your enemy ( ie Hollywood actors..., the Canadian editorialists, ... ) will understand Israel's position.

In fact, because of Hollywood liberalism, ... the French-Canadian and European anti-American, anti-Israeli and pro-Arab media like the BBC, Le Monde, Figaro, Independent, Guardian, will continue to blame America.

Given the poor leadership in the White House -- Bush, Cheney, Fleischer always dissing anything, Powell, Rice ... EXCEPT for Rumsfeld, there will be multiple attacks. The White House believes that it is in the same position that Israel was in just prior to Yom Kippur War; any pre emptive strike would strenghten the critics of Israel so soldiers were made expendable. Now people are made expendable while the leaders of the world hide in their bunkers 500 feet below the ground while we wait above ground.

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