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Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas threatened on Thursday that he will disband the PA unless there is Israeli movement toward renewing peace talks after Israel's elections on January 22, AFP reported. Abbas said that if such a situation arises he will hand full responsibility for Judea and Samaria to the Israeli government.
Originally posted by spangledbanner
Do we really want these two countries telling us what to do?
I think we need new World Police.
When Israel and America lost the recent UN
lost the recent UN......
Originally posted by DerekJR321
Here is a map for you. Please note that Jerusalem lies right on the UN Mandated borders. If you have any information to support your claim that it is Israel's land, please let me see it.
Originally posted by LadyGreenEyes
So, you are all for attacking a sovereign nation, if someone decides they hate those people, and that said people don't have a right to live? Nice attitude....not.
Originally posted by DerekJR321
Palestinians have as much of a right to live on their land as a bunch of European and Russian immigrants who stole their land.
Originally posted by EarthCitizen07
Originally posted by ntech
reply to post by FissionSurplus
The question is, why should the US continue to support this tiny little upstart country with 1/5 of our foreign aid budget so they can continue their land-grab and genocide?
They are afraid of what this area of the world could become if they weren't preoccupied with this Israel question.
A renewed Ottoman empire.
Once upon a time the middle east was all a part of a large Muslim empire. But their rulers got fat and stupid. They got involved in European wars and the empire shrank. Finally in World War 1 they backed the wrong side and were broken up for their troubles.
So what's the answer to your question? They are using Israel as a foil. A distraction.
Somebody realized awhile back that the tendency of this part of the world is to try to reunite it as a future empire. And could you imagine the power a "United States of the Middle east" could wield today?
Imagine the world if these guys ran it. Caliphate.
If Israel didn't exist this Caliphate would have existed years ago.
And sometimes you have to look at the bigger picture to understand the small ones.
Also look at this link and the picture. Link.
Wouldn't pork eating Crusader make a great avatar for someone?edit on 25-12-2012 by ntech because: (no reason given)
So tell us which religion makes sense! Is it christianity, islam, judaism, hinduism, buddhism, sikhism, confusism, paganism?? There can only be ONE UNIVERSAL TRUTH! Which is it? How do aliens fit in the picture? Thanks!
Also why is it preferable to have fanatic jews running the middle east on behalf of america(as you put it) rather than muslims running the middle east on behalf of russia? How is it kool to substitute one oxymoron for another oxymoron?
That is not just a man on the internet. That is the President of Iran.
I don't know how you feel about the above or whether you will even believe it, but that is a very big difference to what you believe he said. Israel is not mentioned once. By him mentioning the word regime, that is a clear indication that his words were directed at the Zionist regime in Israel and not the country itself.
Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by DarknStormy
And I disrespect him for his views, for they are ancient, and obsolete, and serve no other purpose but for control.
Now when a more free society comes to play ball, I will listen. For now, Iran is the lesser, because of theocracy and primitive thought. The average Iranian has more intellectual value than the total minds of the theocratic.
Good thing Ahmadinejad is out for the next election. The priests have been wanting him out for a while now. If theocracy is good for nothing else, it is at keeping things stable.
Israel is ancient, it still found its way in the modern world...
No-one cares if you listen including the Iranians. Why don't the west just leave them alone?
Don't worry, they will throw in another President and he will be demonised also. Its just the way things roll in the West.