ISRAEL's DOUBLE STANDARD?

"If the United States wants to win this war on terrorism then getting tough with Israel would be the best step they could take. Politicallly, it is a hard choice, but ultimately a sensible and realistic one that would bring about true peace and justice in the Middle East."

Why is Israel not held to the same standards as other nations?

Why is it that those who resist an illegal occupation of their land are considered freedom fighters except for those who resist an illegal Israeli occpation? In that case they are considered terrorists.

Why is it that when Israel abducts more than 9000 Palestinians this is called an arrest but when Hamas or Hezbollah abducts 2 Israeli soldiers it is called a kidnap?

Update:

-

Why is it when Hamas or Hezbollah fires a rocket into Israel it is considered an act of provocation but when Israel deliberatelly shells a Palestinian beach and kills 7 members of one family it is considered an act of self-defense? Why does there exist such a double-standard? Why is that?

Why is it okay for the United States to supply Israel with cluster bombs and precision guided missiles and billions more of military weapons but wrong for Iran or Syria to supply Hezbollah with Kytusha rockets?

Why is it wrong for Iran to cultivate nuclear weapons when its neighbor, Israel, has hundreds of nuclear weapons aimed at it on land and on sea?

Why is it that U.N. Security Resolutions against Hezbollah must be complied with but those against Israel are ignored? Why the double standard?

Update 2:

-

The answer to these questions, sadly to say, is that a great many Americans today have been so confused by the brainwashing propaganda of the past few decades that they no longer understand it. How long can we go on accepting this double standard?

If the United States wants to win this war on terrorism then getting tough with Israel would be the best step they could take. Politicallly, it is a hard choice, but ultimately a sensible and realistic one that would bring about true peace and justice in the Middle East.

Update 3:

Source:

by courtesy & © 2006 James J. David

MMN Recommended Reading

More readings...

Links referenced within this article

Media Monitors Network (MMN)

http://www.mediamonitors.net/

Send feedback

http://world.mediamonitors.net/feedbacktoauthor/23...

Inclusion means progress

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/inclusion...

Judith Miller, the Fourth Estate and the Warfare State

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/judith_mi...

"Dancing with the Wolves"

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/dancing_w...

Uses and Abuses of Biblical Prophecy

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/uses_and_...

Sick of the War?

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/sick_of_t...

A "Lull in Middle East Violence?"

http://world.mediamonitors.net/headlines/a_lull_in...

Update 4:

by James J. David

12 Answers

Relevance
  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Isreal is a recognized state like it or not. Palestinians would be able to live there if they weren't always trying to kill people for what they believe. Christians and jews can live with muslims. It's the muslims that want to kill everybody that don't believe what they believe. Their koran tells them to. Peaceful religion my ***.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    " I am not afraid to say publicly that Israeli Jews, and with them most Jews throughout the world are undergoing a process of Nazification"- Holocaust suvivor,-Prof. Israel Shahak.

    Go back to Sept 15-18th,1982 when the Israeli troops occupied west Beirut. With the help of the Lebanese Christian Militia and under the direction of Ariel Sharon commenced, for 4 days, the massacre of Palistinian refugees in the camps of Sabra & Shatila. This was facilitated by the withdrawal of the US marines, contrary to the agreement signed by Reagan & Begin.

    "There are none so blind as those who will not see" If you are intelligent and have an open mind, I gave you the names of the two camps, look them up. If not, continue to dwell in your ignorance.

    Source(s): Also, the writer, gave plenty of links, check them out
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    There is no war on terrorism. All the US and UK efforts have been to increase terrorism so as to create a new and effective enemy. Conveniently this enemy grows exponentially as it is attacked, that's why Israel can shell beaches etc. George Orwell's 1984 was really about what the world would have been like if the Nazis had won WW2 in 1948. The language/mind control news propaganda, re-writing of history, constant war against unbeatable (invisible) enemies are all coming to pass while 'useful idiots' shout patriotic slogans.

  • 1 decade ago

    There is no double standard. Israel is a country that at least claims to adhere to rules of engagement. These terrorist organizations do not. By what warped sense of right and wrong can you excuse suicide bombers targeting civilians? Israel's actions are in response to this.

    Did you recently read about the UN occupying Lebanon? The UN isn't worried about Israel attacking them, but these freedom fighters. These are the same people that target civilians. If Israel had targeted civilians, the casualties would be in the tens of thousands. Civilians are not their goal.

    As for the land? Israel took land when Lebanon, Syria, and Egypted started a war. Funny how you support someone who starts a war.

  • How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    This stuff has been going on all my life! When are we going to learn to live together and stop holding grudges? I'm beginning to think everyone in the Mid East is just too imbread.

  • 1 decade ago

    Sadly, the world is blinded by ignorance, stupidity, and selfishness.

  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    If the muslims lay down their weapons, no more violence.

    If Israel lays down it's arms, no more Israel.

    Source(s): The Bible
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    awwww the little boy wants to protect the poor little arab from big bad israel hhahaahaaa

    your distortions of facts by your radical left wing agenda is so sorry i pity you you're so delusioned you should probably just go live in a cave

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    dude where do you get your news from Iran This Morning, or how about Syria at SIX.......

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    it is called money and power

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.