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Old 03-14-2019, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by adaher View Post
They do. And it's generally recognized as idiotic in any other context. But Jews and all. If this was any other people, like say, the Tibetans rising up against the Chinese, the world would be eager for the Tibetans to just stop and get the best deal they could.
I have little doubt that anti-semitism is involved in the double-standards and other unfair characterizations much of the world utilizes when criticizing Israel. That doesn't negate the reasonable criticism of various Israeli government policies that do maintain these desperate circumstances and oppress and even brutalize Palestinians. Just like that these desperate circumstances don't justify terrorism (though maintaining these desperate circumstances does make such terrorism much more likely).

In the present, many peaceful Palestinians are in desperate circumstances through absolutely no fault of their own, because of Israeli government policies. This is wrong and reasonable to criticize.

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