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Relations were already strained between Israel and Turkey, owing in large part to the Israeli-Palestinian clash in Gaza last winter, and then came this week’s diplomatic drama caused by a Turkish TV show that depicted Israeli soldiers shooting children in Gaza. Jamal Dajani gauges the fallout on this week’s “Mosaic Intelligence Report” from Link TV.  —KA

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By Dale, October 20, 2009 at 7:51 am Link to this comment
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I don’t understand this controversy. Israeli soldiers have shot children almost every month the past four decades. This is rarely news in the USA, but makes print overseas. Just do a news search.

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By Howard, October 20, 2009 at 6:10 am Link to this comment

Some media;  actors and actresses promoting falsehoods and outright lies and innuendos. Promotes hatred instead of peace.  Imagine.

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By PatrickHenry, October 19, 2009 at 3:54 pm Link to this comment

At last a media not owned by zionist jews.

Howard, a medal for your staunch support of the devil.

http://jewssansfrontieres.blogspot.com/2008/06/zionazi-medal-ii.html

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By Canada Guy, October 19, 2009 at 3:45 pm Link to this comment
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Current trends seem to suggest that the future of Israel will be that of a binational state.  While this is not something most Israelis want, even many conservative Israelis have concluded it may be inevitable.

http://watching-history.blogspot.com/2009/10/israel.html

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By nahida, October 19, 2009 at 1:20 pm Link to this comment

Racism, arrogance, supremacy, and dominance attitude that surpasses anything mankind has ever known:

(quotes by Rabbi Manis Friedman author and lecturer, dean of Bais Chanah Women’s Institute of Jewish Studies):


“There are two different and distinct entities: the human being, and the Jew who is part of G-d
..

We are a G-dly people, we have G-dly souls. Our place is in Heaven, in fact higher than Heaven because Heaven is also a created place, and we are a part of G-d”
...

“The world wants leadership and who are they going to look to for moral leadership if not the Jews?”
....

“We are to treat other Jews as Divine beings, because that’s what they are”


Excerpts from:

A MUST READ

Article:

http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/2902/jewish/What-Is-the-Cause-of-Antisemitism.htm


Audio:
http://www.chabad.org/multimedia/media_cdo/aid/300700/jewish/If-Youre-Chosen-Act-It.htm#

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By omop, October 19, 2009 at 10:59 am Link to this comment

Some weeks ago a Word Press reported that Jewsih zionists control 96% of the
worlds news media. Wether that is correct or not what still amazes one is that
‘EVERY TIME A NEWS ITEM REPORTS ISRAELI ACTIONS IT IS CALLED ANTISEMITIC, 
OR UNTRUE. ISRAEL IS SACROSANCT AND CAN DO NO WRONG. ITS ALWAYS
EVERY ONE ELSE EVEN THE PALESTENIANS LIVING IN T U N N E L S THAT ARE THE
VISIOUS AND GUILTY CRIMINALS”.

Shame should also be admitted by honest, principled and ethical Americans for
letting their government continue to support Israeli criminal acts.

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By Tom, October 19, 2009 at 10:14 am Link to this comment
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It seems that Turkey has the right to air programs about events in that neighborhood, controversial though they may be, with the awareness that various parties may choose to express disagreement and differences. 

By the same token, perhaps Israel, whose population contains some survivors and descendents of survivors of a genocide, has the right and some might say, the obligation to air programs about the Armenian genocide - that predated Hitler’s final solution and an event that some say, gave him encouragement to embark on Germany’s most horrific chapter in its history. 

Germany, at least, has taken responsibility for its past.  Turkey, by contrast, is still refusing to do so and holds diplomatic relations with its allies hostage to collusion in this denial.

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By Virginia777, October 18, 2009 at 5:10 pm Link to this comment

Heaven forbid, Turkish television depicting what really happened

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By Howard, October 18, 2009 at 3:36 pm Link to this comment

Yes, Amy;  they refused in 1948 all the land offered to them;  and could have prospered as Israel has. They would rather to this very day refuse a state if it had to be next to Israel.  Their leaders, such as they are have misled them for all these 60 years.
  best would be a federation with Jordan, which is 68 % palestinian or/and with Egypt, since they are closest in language and history and culture with them.

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By liberal white boy, October 18, 2009 at 3:33 pm Link to this comment
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And the two before had so much in common…spying on America…corrupting its
Congress.

LWB Offers The Republic Of Turkey $500.0000000 For Congressional Sex Tape!

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By Amy, October 18, 2009 at 10:15 am Link to this comment
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Howard- We all agree with you. It is the fault of the indiginous Palestinians who dared to complain and resist a colonial invasion which has been for the past six decades gobbling up their land. Israel is a peaceful country with 200 nuclear warheads just for show and display.

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By Howard, October 18, 2009 at 7:36 am Link to this comment

Yeah;  jump all over Israel, Turkey.  Lot of nonesense for sure.  No comments about what CAUSED the Gaza incursion….the incessant missles and bombings over the past 4 years into Israel. No, not a word.  What garbage.  Arab countries care little about the Pal’s. Just use ‘em to keep their citizens looking outward.
  Pure propaganda and false actors from Turkey’s TV; they are turning from the West and going backwards.  Pure destructive falsehoods. Makes peace impossible.

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By Robert, October 17, 2009 at 6:46 pm Link to this comment

WATCH: ‘War criminal’ cat-calls interrupt Olmert speech


“The world is continuing to voice its criticism of Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip last winter. A recent online video shows former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert faced with calls of “war criminal” and “murderer” during a speech at the University of Chicago on Thursday.”


http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1121645.html

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By Zack D., October 17, 2009 at 11:28 am Link to this comment
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The drama series is mild when compared with the content of “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine” book by Ilan Pappe. The attack on Gaza is just the latest chapter of Israeli atrocities towards Palestinians.

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By oldlib, October 17, 2009 at 10:48 am Link to this comment

At last a political leader not intimadated by Israels bluster or America’s money. All we need now is some of his principiles to rub of on Obama

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By inspiredamnit, October 17, 2009 at 9:44 am Link to this comment
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Israel has not only brutalized the Palestinian community for more than 60 years but they have also ripped out the vocal cords of every country’s free speech. Learn from your history and STOP repeating genocide.

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By yours truly, October 17, 2009 at 9:03 am Link to this comment
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(was there ever any doubt?)

Gaza And The Warsaw Ghetto

same place

different time

while the world stood by

genocide

live

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By randyha, October 16, 2009 at 11:45 pm Link to this comment

Israel has been committing war crime against the Palestinians for 6 decades. No one should be surprised with the depiction of Israeli soldiers in the show.

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