Modern wars are mutual terrorism

Modern wars are mutual terrorism

Modern wars are mutual terrorism

First published in Letters by

AS AN individual Christian, answering the point made by John Bibby, I can tell him that I have no belief that the UK Government might be influenced by public displays of outrage at the Israeli attack on the people of Gaza.

The latest offensive against Gaza coincides with the news that this country sells more arms and military communication systems to Israel, than to any other nation, and that this equipment is in use against civilians as in this attack.

As a nation our business interests clearly take precedence over our principles.

As wars are increasingly fought by “shock and awe” in urban areas using remote controlled drones, rockets and artillery it is plain that the perpetrators accept that non-combatants, especially women and children, will make up the majority of victims.

Modern wars have become mutual terrorism.

The Israel/Palestine conflict can never be resolved militarily, and we should not be supplying arms to perpetuate it.

Maurice Vassie, Deighton, York.

 

•  WE HAVE all seen the destruction in Gaza while Israel defends themselves.

A picture in a national newspaper recently showed this in a stark light. The caption beneath the picture read: “Thick smoke billows above the Tuffah neighbourhood of Gaza after a night of relentless bombardment that badly damaged the city’s only power station” – making life even harder for women and children and the elderly than before.

Our Government should be condemning the slaughter of a blockaded people.

Dennis Barton, Woodthorpe, York.

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7:04pm Thu 7 Aug 14

gwen4me says...

I agree with Mr. Vassie completely.
I agree with Mr. Vassie completely. gwen4me
  • Score: 2

8:44pm Thu 7 Aug 14

wallman says...

so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them
so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them wallman
  • Score: -3

10:08pm Thu 7 Aug 14

gwen4me says...

wallman wrote:
so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them
How many have Hamas killed? How many have the Israelis killed? Bombs, shells and missiles don`t fire themselves.
[quote][p][bold]wallman[/bold] wrote: so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them[/p][/quote]How many have Hamas killed? How many have the Israelis killed? Bombs, shells and missiles don`t fire themselves. gwen4me
  • Score: 1

1:16pm Fri 8 Aug 14

Jonothon says...

gwen4me wrote:
wallman wrote:
so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them
How many have Hamas killed? How many have the Israelis killed? Bombs, shells and missiles don`t fire themselves.
As it happens, I know the answer
Hama's crude rockets have killed 22 people in the 13 years since 2001. Israel will probably kill that many people today, and blame it on Hamas.

The attacks are unrelated to Hamas. Israel did nothing to implement peace after the PlO signed the peace accords in Oslo in 1993. They do not want peace. they are in the process of ethnic cleansing, Once we get our head around that fact, it all makes more sense.
If you doubt it Google Prawer Plan. The ethnic cleansing of the Negev Bedouin is underway now. They are Israeli citizens, but they are the "wrong kind of Israeli" (to quote a government official) so they have to go to make way for Jewish only settlements
[quote][p][bold]gwen4me[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wallman[/bold] wrote: so you both support hamas then who will try and kill anyone that dosent agree with them[/p][/quote]How many have Hamas killed? How many have the Israelis killed? Bombs, shells and missiles don`t fire themselves.[/p][/quote]As it happens, I know the answer Hama's crude rockets have killed 22 people in the 13 years since 2001. Israel will probably kill that many people today, and blame it on Hamas. The attacks are unrelated to Hamas. Israel did nothing to implement peace after the PlO signed the peace accords in Oslo in 1993. They do not want peace. they are in the process of ethnic cleansing, Once we get our head around that fact, it all makes more sense. If you doubt it Google Prawer Plan. The ethnic cleansing of the Negev Bedouin is underway now. They are Israeli citizens, but they are the "wrong kind of Israeli" (to quote a government official) so they have to go to make way for Jewish only settlements Jonothon
  • Score: 2

6:25pm Fri 8 Aug 14

gwen4me says...

The fact that the Prawer Plan to ethnically cleanse the Negev desert was passed by the Israeli Establishment proves that the state of Israel has no claim to be part of civilised world.
The fact that the Prawer Plan to ethnically cleanse the Negev desert was passed by the Israeli Establishment proves that the state of Israel has no claim to be part of civilised world. gwen4me
  • Score: 0

11:04am Sat 9 Aug 14

wallman says...

do you 2 bigots hate everybody that dosent agree wiyh you?
do you 2 bigots hate everybody that dosent agree wiyh you? wallman
  • Score: 0

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