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Old 21st May 2021, 01:55 PM   #1757
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Originally Posted by Michel H View Post
Yes, right.

But keep in mind that

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iran%E...as%20a%20state. ).

Iran would probably be ready to destroy the state of Israel, if they had the power and the opportunity.

It may also be of some interest to note that the Hamas rockets that have been falling on Israeli homes and cities in recent days have been developed with essential assistance from Iran. When you do such "serious" things, I think it is better to have decent political goals.

I just quoted the Fars News Agency (without changing a word, you can check via the link).
The UN does not recognise the current legitimacy of Israel within the borders claimed by Israel. There is difference between opposing the legitimacy of a state (as in the Apartheid state of south Africa, or the Islamist state of Iran, or the Socialist state of Cuba, all of which the US opposed), and your implication that Iran wants to kill the people within the borders of the state. There is a legitimate political debate about the legitimiacy of a by definition racist and theocratic state in Israel (as opposed to a genuinely egalitarian state).

IIt may also be of some interest to note that the Israeli rockets and shells that have been falling on Palestinian homes and refugee camps in recent days have been developed with essential assistance from US. When you do such "serious" things, I think it is better to have decent political goals.

I do not think 'decent' political goals are imprisoning a whole population, displacing them from their homeland, blowing up their homes, expelling them from their land. But that is a personal opinion. I entirely accept that you think killing Arab children, making Arab families homeless, depriving them of livelihoods is a decent political goal. But that is your opinion. I disagree with you.
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