This is a great article: "The searing hypocrisy of the West," by Susan Abulhawa

Here are some choice highlights:

Susan AbulhawaAlthough no Palestinian faction has claimed responsibility for the abduction, and most, including Hamas, deny any involvement, Benjamin Netanyahu is adamant that Hamas is responsible. The United Nations requested that Israel provide evidence to support their contention, but no evidence has been forthcoming, casting doubt on Israel’s claims ....
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Just prior to the disappearance of the Israeli settler teens, the murder of two Palestinian teens was caught on a local surveillance camera. Ample evidence, including the recovered bullets and a CNN camera filming an Israeli sharpshooter pulling the trigger at the precise moment one of the boys was shot indicated that they were killed in cold blood by Israeli soldiers.
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It does not matter that no one knows who murdered the Israeli teens.
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... life for non-Jews ultimately conforms to the religious edict issued by Dov Lior, Chief Rabbi of Hebron and Kiryat Arba, saying “a thousand non-Jewish lives are not worth a Jew’s fingernail.”

The searing hypocrisy of the West - The Hindu.

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I don't know who killed the three Israeli teens. I don't know that it was a Palestinian or Palestinians. I don't know that it wasn't a Jew or Jews who did it. There are murders of Jews in Israel committed by Jews.

However, even if it was done by a Palestinian or Palestinians, even if it was done by Hamas, Benjamin Netanyahu's actions about it are extremely illegal under international law.

He doesn't care about that though because he's a Jewish supremacist (a Jewish nationalist, ethnic bigot, racist), which to him means he can do whatever he wants to the Palestinians because people such as Barack Obama are too afraid to say what I just did.

Barack Obama and the other neocons (Zionists for violent revolution worldwide bringing themselves to supreme and permanent imperial power) in Democratic clothing are too concerned that were they to stand up for what's right, they'd lose too many Jewish-Zionist campaign donors to the Republican neocons.

Naftali Bennet, Economy Minister said, "There is no mercy for the murderers of children. This is the time for action, not words."

If that's true, then it's time for Israel to be wiped off the map. Of course, that is not what I want to see happen.

I want to see peace break out all over the place such that Jews and Arabs in Palestine/Israel will be brothers and sisters living in total peace side-by-side and not segregated into separate nation-states but in one with full and equal rights for all. Of course for that to happen would, in my view, require them all to convert to Jesus's teachings: The Sermon on the Mount.

If they don't have what it takes for that, they'll get what fits what they're doing. I don't wish that on anyone and won't participate in the slaughter. I will also not denounce God for allowing them to reap what they sow. Let them wake up!

Here's where the US was once headed. Think about how different, weak, and wrongheaded Barack Obama is by comparison.

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