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May 13, 2021

US backing Israel’s genocide in Palestine

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The ongoing genocide in Palestine would not be possible without unconditional moral support and military aid from the US in particular and the West in general.

Israel was born out of terrorism by Zionist militia groups like the Irgun and the Stern Gang. Israel has a long and sordid history of using false flag terrorism, like the Lavon affair, to achieve its strategic objectives. The Zionist regime in Tel Aviv is notorious for its disregard of international law and human rights.

Israel’s history does not inspire confidence in its future. I don’t see how it can hope to achieve peace and security by escalating violence and chaos. In this regard, Israel is emblematic of Western imperialism.

The US and its client states regularly impose sanctions against non-aligned and independent members of the United Nations, often based on false accusations and ulterior motives, but any attempt to sanction Israel in the UN Security Council is routinely vetoed by the United States.

This immunity from sanction, this moral support and protection is ultimately responsible for the blatant genocide in Palestine.

The obvious and only viable solution to the problem facing the people who live in that land, is a one state solution, with equal rights for everyone and the right of return for all Palestinians.

Such a solution could be readily implemented by the UN, if it wasn’t for Washington’s unconditional commitment, or perhaps subservience, to the Zionist regime.

John Scrivener, Main Arm

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  1. Let’s put some balance in all this:
    1. I don’t know of a nation on the face of the Earth that doesn’t have a sordid story about its founding.
    2. Is Israel’s right to exist granted or is the writer subscribing to the Islamist trope that Jews cannot exist apart from dhimmitude. ?
    3. Is the writer aware that Palestinians already have the right to live and even vote in Israel and that there are about a dozen Palestinians in the Knesset? How many Jews or Christians have any say in the HAMAS-run Palestinian Authority? Apartheidt ? Try the Islamist State for size!
    4. If you had a neighbour intent on killing you, I would want to bet you would try to restrain that neighbour with whatever means you had at your disposal.
    5. American arms supply to Israel is about what Iran is supplying to HAMAS and Islamic Jihad .- and don’t try to kid me the Palestinains make the rockets themselves in their back-yards, so to speak.
    6. The writer’s implied criticism of the Israeli Likud government is entirely justified.

  2. The overuse of the word genocide is emotive tripe. If Israel wanted to genocide the Arabs in Gaza they could do it in one afternoon.


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