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Danny Wakil would have us believe that Israel is a sweet little peace-loving ‘sister democracy’ that can do no wrong and is always an innocent victim, surrounded by mean nasty Arabs and Islamic terrorists who threaten its very existence. Hence Israel needs and has a most fearsome and sophisticated military to defend itself, a military that enjoys all the power and authority but bears none of the blame or responsibility. Furthermore, Israel has a right to attack with lethal force anyone anywhere, anytime it wants, and no one has a right to defend themselves from Israeli aggression.

In the real world however, Israel pursues a policy of targeted killing that has resulted in the assassination of hundreds of Palestinian leaders. Israel regularly raids Palestinian homes to kill and capture Palestinian ‘targets’. Currently thousands of Palestinians are held hostage in Israeli prisons. Israel routinely demolishes Palestinian homes and civilian infrastructure while building illegal settlements on stolen land. Israel has been treating the Palestinians this way for decades without any sort of compunction or serious consequences. Hence the Palestinian resistance.

John Scrivener, Main Arm

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2 COMMENTS

  1. John Scrivener. You are correct. Israel is surrounded by Islamic terrorists who threaten its very existence. You are correct again. Israel does need a fearsome and sophisticated military otherwise all Jews would have been slaughtered decades ago by their Arab Islamist neighbours. And again correct. Israel has the right to attack with lethal force anyone who starts a war with the expressed intention of killing every Jew.

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