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Sorry Harrak, you have the roles reversed.

Reader comment on item: Rethinking the Egypt-Israel "Peace" Treaty
in response to reader comment: The amateurs of the art of withdrawal and voyeurs when it comes to real espionage

Submitted by CanadianChris (Canada), Dec 3, 2006 at 15:40

-"the Egyptians say that Israel flows drugs to Egypt"

Izzat Mohamed Hanafi in Nakhila is responsible for a gang that was arrested recently for posession of half a tonne of Marijuhana and 50 kg of Opium.


"Division 80, commanded by Brig. Gen. Imad Fares, has been responsible for trying to stop the flow of weapons and illegal drugs from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to Israel."


"...smuggling has a strategic dimension. It involves the illegal importation into Gaza of significant quantities of arms and materiel, on a scale sufficient to turn Gaza into launching pad for ever-deeper attacks against Israel proper."


It seems that you have the roles of drug smuggling reversed Harrak.


It seems that you mistake a strong desire to avoid civilian casualties(although unnavoidable) as "amateurs of the art of withdrawal, voyeurs when it comes to real espionage, and diaper changers when it comes to battle," Israel is understandably inneffective at avoiding civilian casualties when Palestinians are so willing to defend the militants with women as shields.

On an international scale, Muslims are showing themselves to be nothing more than an anarchist force that is only to be taken seriously in regard to their ability to destroy instead of create. I am not Israeli but if I were to enter the debate as an uninformed person and observe the evidence, I think that I could still reach the same conclusion. Islam is being given respect that a bully demands, and it is not an earned respect, it is an unwilling respect that will be easily eroded as alternatives present themselves.

Harrak, There was a time when Islam was responsible for some impressive accomplishments, but lately those laurels are wilting.


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