posted on Jun, 2 2010 @ 12:36 PM
reply to post by Yissachar1
In my opinion, Israel was started with good intentions, to create a safe haven for all the displaced Jews after WWII. That seemed fair, considering
the atrocities the people as a whole had to endure.
The mistake was making this "safe haven" in a historically volatile area. Of course I understand the significance behind the holy sites, Jerusalem
But with all due respect, Israel is surrounded by A-holes. Almost every country bordering Israel is or has been prone to radicalism in
My point being, I dont blame Israel for becoming so militant, considering their neighbors continuously send random missiles, engage in small
skirmishes, and teach their children to throw rocks at IDF troops.
So, whats worse? The provocateur? Or the person who allows themselves to be provoked?
Im sorry, but I dont think the Turks were completely innocent by any standards. After all, they brought along with them a camera crew from Al Jazeera,
I think they knew exactly how it would turn out.....
My question to you OP, what made you come to your conclusions? I only hope it wasnt the anti Israel posts here on ATS that finally got to you....
Although we do see things here a little more clear than other news outlets, the information posted here is definitely not free from bias.
[edit on 2-6-2010 by WhiteDevil013]