811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Enough of this nonsense. The middle east drama needs to end. Get the two sides together. Agree on whatever can be agreed on. Fight for the rest. To the winners, go the spoils. Draw the lines and have a good day. No direct third party involvement.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

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98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

first we need to spend years extricating our "interests" from the region.

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Cerritos, CA 90703, USA

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

We are caught between a rock and a hard place. We have strong connections to both ISIS and Israel.

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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Palestine would not be happy with this.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Dearborn, MI 48126, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Extricating our interests?

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Dearborn, MI 48126, USA

A65883f45a009bb03df1abdb3586e698

Level it and start over.

John Galt...  Bernie Is A Socialist @ over 3 years ago

North Olmsted, OH, USA

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Stop sending foreign aid, and let them settle it themselves

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Would the palestinians also have to give up foreign aid?

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Civic Center, New York, NY

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

Yea

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

I know Israel has the advantage, but they can get allies to help, the United States has no place in the middle east

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

If the us want protecting Israel, every Arab country would join in, which is why the us won't stop giving Israel weapons

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

wasn't

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Israel can handle themselves just fine. They've shown that on several occasions.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Civic Center, New York, NY

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

The US hasnt intervened.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Civic Center, New York, NY

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

Are you kidding? research how much money and weapons we've sent over there

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Both sides have allies. Eliminate 1, eliminate all. No direct involvement. The US has not involved US troops. Let everyone stand back and let them go at it over the disputed territories.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

, , United States

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

every country joined in, in 66, and they fùcking got their heads handed to them. .

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Israelis vs the palestinians. Once and for all. No outside interference. Winner gets the land. Loser respects the outcome.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

26e82c69bac3abe48cfce8aae262fda8

AI acts as if Israel has had no domestic development of their own. Look at the sort of home-grown military tech coming out of there. There are great minds in that country.

The Drew @ over 3 years ago

New York, NY 10001, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

How did I insinuate that at all?

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

They use us funding for it, that's a fact

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

The US funds 1/5 of their defense budget. Iran funds and sends weapons to Hamas. Thankfully many are intercepted by the IDF.

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

and they're not us, America should stick to America

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

especially without UN approval

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

You really want to be subject to the will of the UN??

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

rather than fight wars every country calls us tyrants for, yes

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

and I never said we had to go to war if the Un deems so

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

But we shouldn't be in a war that the entire world agrees is a slaughter that needs to stop

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

The result of the resolution – which passed despite the US’ no vote – will be a UN probe into how Israel is using force in Gaza, particularly against civilians. Of the 732 Palestinians now reported killed from Operation Protective Edge an estimated 8

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

80% have been civilians. Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, told the council yesterday that Israel’s actions could be war crimes.

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

93d38743227fa530172de383530e8ad5

http://news.firedoglake.com/2014/07/24/us-only-country-to-vote-no-on-un-resolution-against-killing-civilians-in-gaza/

Ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37421, USA

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

Did you know that Hamas has much more sophisticated weapons than expected and are actually winning some battles using guerrilla style tactics in their ambush tunnels? This is a serious war, not a political game.

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

A civilian in Gaza has a .00035 chance of dying as a direct result of an Israeli missile despite their military operations existing in close proximity to the civilian population.

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

oh that fùcking Lebanese sympathizer just wants Israel eliminated, so they can claim they eradicated the Jews better than Hitler. .

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

here's a news flash. . eradicate any fùcking country that fùcks with yours. . goodbye: Palestinian, Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon . kill until its a full unconstitutional surrender. .. Certainly, that's what they'd do to Israel.

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

and kill as indiscriminately as those country's would. . fúck the money grubbing in, throw them out of our country & pull out of the membership. . we have no business supplying those hate mongers. .

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

^ love monger, you.

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Cerritos, CA 90703, USA

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The UN gives the weapons it finds Hamas hiding in its schools back to local authorities.... aka Hamas.

The Drew @ over 3 years ago

New York, NY 10001, USA

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

****** money grubbing in === money grubbing UN ..

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

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http://www.palestinefacts.org/pf_early_palestine_zionists_land.php

sabaku no ai @ over 3 years ago

Chattanooga, TN 37412, United States

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

http://history-of-israel.org/history/chronological_presentation11.php

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Welcome to 2014. Israel exists. And will continue to exist.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Kingston, NY , United States

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Hamas needs to be eliminated. Completely. For the sake of the Palestinian people.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Kingston, NY , United States

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

as will the Palestinians. agree that Hamas is no good for them...perhaps no viable alternative?

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Cerritos, CA 90703, USA

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

the palestinians elected hamas.....

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25404, United States

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They didn't really mean to, it was like bad joke

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Bon Air, Louisville, KY

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like a...

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Bon Air, Louisville, KY

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

i knew you were a russian spy!

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25404, United States

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

Lol very nice

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Hawthorne, Louisville, KY

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

...we elected Obama...again...perhaps no viable alternative?

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Cerritos, CA 90703, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Maybe the palestinians are incapable of self rule. If the palestinians are eliminated, it will be their actions that caused it.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

Yeah, palestinians elected hamas. Just like the blacks vote for democrats practically exclusively. Look how good it's done for both.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

which is my point. humans who don't feel safe will look to a leader to help them feel safe. I think the perception is that a bad leader is better than none.

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

When bad and none are your only options.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

26e82c69bac3abe48cfce8aae262fda8

But there wasn't only Hamas in those elections.

The Drew @ over 3 years ago

New York, NY 10001, USA

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

perhaps the "others" we're perceived as none

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

weak

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

98d7101629a5e7bcbaca8c6c5bd9decc

I'd submit that for a people in such a tenuous position, weak would equate to zero.

UndrWater @ over 3 years ago

Cerritos, CA 90703, USA

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

i don't think you understood why i said what i said but you seemed to say it either way, the palestinians are responsible for the government they elected and should be eliminated with it.

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25403, United States

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

the need for you to link it with black people in america voting for democrats says more about you than anything else.

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25403, United States

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

I'm surprised you don't see the similarities. Voting for a group who promises brighter days and delivers the complete opposite. Weird.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

Ff0bc45e0c6ab8165b04eb40e5b1acf7

Hamas is a lot like Frank Underwood. Kills off political opponents, manipulates the media, enjoys the occasional gay encounter, craves power over peace... Yes, Hamas is Frank Underwood

AMI @ over 3 years ago

Merry Oaks, Nashville, TN

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

you don't need much to go on when you want to be a hack do you?

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25403, United States

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

do you want to see democrats wiped out as you want to see hamas wiped out?

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25403, United States

7feb020fb3d3aa6cf2752031cf61da89

does he have to chose? . ;p .

H2O @ over 3 years ago

Fort Belvoir, VA, USA

441587fe232d918c3a4c8497d22aa156

it's not a bad idea to put all the democratic politicians in front of a firing squad as long as all the republican politicians stand with them.

President Not Sure @ over 3 years ago

Plantation Palms, Land O' Lakes, FL 34639

A39f5aef0adb6cea421f333e4cc9b583

we would just elect more of the same.

[412035] @ over 3 years ago

Martinsburg, WV 25403, United States

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

I, UGH, agree, ARRRGH, with..................JOSHUA!

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

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Proud Latino Coalition

AMI @ over 3 years ago

East Peoria, IL 61611, USA

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

I don't want to see hamas wiped out. I want hamas to act in a civil manner. I want everyone 2 get along. I want hamas eliminated if they continue the violence. Which they seem 2 want to continue. Violence begets violence

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

811f304d1edba24fb92ebcd4eeb3d8a8

I don't even want the democrats eliminated from the political scene. A mish mosh of ideas is a good thing. Give a little take a little. Something the Dems seem incapable of these days.

Taco Bowl @ over 3 years ago

Brooklyn, NY 11231, United States

7ad281127bc26edce785c36e7ea6d8b8

you wm

-the thinker @ 19 days ago

Charter Twp of Clinton, MI, USA

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