Israel / Palestine

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Should we have a thread about this? The two sides are escalating their violence recently. It's sad. Who is to blame? What should we do?

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When genocide seems like a viable option, or indeed it’s the actually strategy, something’s gone horribly wrong.

And I dare say it’s the potential genocide-ers who should take the ultimate blame on that basis.

But what do I know.


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Mori Chu wrote:
Wed May 19, 2021 1:04 pm
Should we have a thread about this? The two sides are escalating their violence recently. It's sad. Who is to blame? What should we do?
This happens every decade or so and I suspect it will continue for the rest of time no matter what. Yes, it’s sad. Who is to blame? That’s a loaded question that gets a different answer depending on who you talk to. What should we do? We ask them to stop. They stop when they are good and ready to stop and not a moment sooner. Discussing this seems pointless to me.

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The longer a population is living under occupation, the more desperate they get. It is an apartheid.

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I just got a NYT alert of a cease fire.
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Well its one groups country and the other group is killing them and pushing them out of their own country... So I think the answer is quite clear.

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Wow. They're going to oust Netanyahu:

Israeli opposition parties reach agreement to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
By Shira Rubin

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/mi ... story.html

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Yeah hasn't he lost like 3 elections in a row? They just couldn't form a unified government to oust him.

But the guy that is likely to replace him is just as far right and has openly said that Palestine will only get a state over his dead body.

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I don't understand why the US helps Israel so unconditionally 0. It seems like they have a radical government and persecute the Palestinians on their land. Can't we just cut aid to them until they behave better?

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Mori Chu wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 7:52 pm
I don't understand why the US helps Israel so unconditionally 0. It seems like they have a radical government and persecute the Palestinians on their land. Can't we just cut aid to them until they behave better?
We can do that, but we won't. Everyone (both sides) are afraid to cut funding for them. But they commit war crimes daily. Of course, we don't have much room to speak on that.

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