Besieging the Israeli Border: A Syrian Production

Rick Moran is blog editor of The American Thinker, and Chicago editor of PJ Media.His personal blog is Right Wing Nuthouse.


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Several hundred Palestinian and Syrian rioters rushed the border with Israel near the Golan Heights on Sunday, causing the Israeli Defense Forces to open fire to prevent infiltration of the Jewish State.

Other, smaller protests broke out in several places on the West Bank on what the Palestinians refer to as “Naksa Day,” or “Day of the Setback” — referring to the first day of the 1967 War. While the US State Department defended Israel’s absolute right of self-defense, it is clear that the series of protests were orchestrated by the Syrian government, whom the IDF believes was staging the riots in order to deflect attention from President Bashir Assad’s murderous crackdown on protesters in his own country.

Syrian state television broadcast the confrontation live, even allowing reporters access to the sensitive border area in order to witness the riot. Several busloads of Palestinians had been taken to two separate locations at the border, and were allowed to congregate without any interference from the Syrian police and army.

When the protesters attempted to cut through barbed wire on the Syrian side of the border near Majdal Shams, the IDF shouted warnings in Arabic via loudspeaker, announcing that anyone who tried to cross the frontier into Israel would “endanger their lives.” Israeli soldiers then fired their guns in the air trying to dissuade the infiltrators from advancing further. Finally, after protesters tried to cut through the last barrier, IDF snipers fired at the protesters’ lower bodies, the IDF reported. An IDF spokesman told The Jerusalem Post that it knew of 12 casualties.

There is no independent corroboration of the number of casualties. The state-run news agency SANA, a propaganda organ wholly owned and operated by the Syrian government, reported that 20 protesters were killed and 350 wounded, quoting a doctor working at the state-run local hospital. One Israeli government official was quoted as saying, “Damascus has a track record of not being precise with its data.”

The same official pointed out that President Assad has good reason to engineer a confrontation between the IDF and protesters while inciting violence that was sure to gain worldwide headlines. “One can only suppose that there was a decision taken in Syria to exploit the situation to change the subject from what is going on inside Syria,” he said.

What is going on is a slaughter. Human rights organizations say that 70 people were massacred on Friday in the city of Hama while dozens of other murders were reported among protesters in several other cities, including an unknown number of demonstrators killed in the city of Deir al-Zor when thousands rushed a square trying to topple a statue of President Assad’s father Hafez. A witness told Reuters, “The crowd reached President’s Square when it was met by…bullets from the security police and armored cars that had deployed there to prevent the ‘sanam’ (false deity) from being toppled.” The report rings true given the fact that the Syrian army deployed tanks to battle protesters in Hama.

As the violence escalates in Syria, President Assad appears to be striking out blindly in a desperate effort to deflect attention from a crackdown that human rights activists estimate conservatively has cost the lives of over 1,100 Syrian civilians. A major opposition website in Syria claimed that “Naksa protesters were poor farmers who were paid $1,000 by the Syrian regime to come to the border.” The group also claimed that the Syrian government promised $10,000 to the families of anyone killed.

The bused demonstrators, paid agitators, and the Syrian police and soldiers who stood by as the rioters made their way back and forth across the Syrian border make it clear that the protests near the Golan were a Syrian production from start to finish — the planned incitement of violence against the IDF designed to relieve pressure on the Syrian regime which is beginning to buckle under the weight of protests against it. No doubt, the Palestinians went along with this Kubuki dance in order to garner worldwide sympathy for their cause in the lead up to an effort at the United Nations this fall to gain recognition for an independent Palestinian state.

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  • Chezwick_mac

    Anyone who believes God once sent his arch-angel to tell mankind to kill in his name and to beat your woman upon the "fear" of ill-conduct on her part…might be ever-so-slightly predisposed towards other examples of irrationality.Such is the nightmare the infidel world has to endure because of the existence of Islam.

  • SHmuelHaLevi

    Eyewitness report.
    We live about an hour and half drive to the Golan border with Syria and drive we did.
    It a terrible setting that allows monsters such as Assad to send obviously affected folk to be put down. The total Israel forces involved in quelling the sorry mobs could not have been more than an extended platoon. I saw the soldiers gestures of dismay at the wanton disregard for life by those bleating into a massive courtian fo riot control and other means of defense.
    Some say that it is a preface to September.
    I dread to think the consequences for those dysfunctional countries if they try.
    The fabrication of a ghostly pilistinean "state" which has no basis, will result on a disaster far larger than the "nakbah" itself.

    • Tanstaafl

      Thanks for the eyewitness report. I had a feeling that behind the Syrian "protesters" was a line of police and military quite willing to shot any "deserters". Stalin used such tactics during world war two.

      • SHmuelHaLevi

        It is reported that the "demonstrators" demanded from Assad U$S 1000 Dollars to voluntarily… participate. 10000 if killed.
        Spontaneous to the hilt… :)

        • Asher

          Yes, they are being bribed to rush the borders, even women and children may cross, to force the IDF to fire on them…

          • SHmuelHaLevi

            We would like the readers to understand the degree of cowardly viciousness of the islamic leadership. They use their military forces to murder tens of thousands and in cases such as Sudan, whole populations of their own people, but are too afraid to lead in the open those "soldiers of islam" to fight up front against soldiers. Islam is led by a leadership that hides like chickens but entice or forces their uneducated masses to attack the "infidels".

    • Rifleman

      It's a tried and true method for islamic rulers to deflect anger from themselves. As far as I'm concerned the blood is on boy assad's hands.

  • StephenD

    Right out of the gate, we give equal weight to "both sides." Instead of unequivocally telling Syria and the "Palestinians" to KNOCK IT OFF. We, the US as well as the UN are partly to blame for this. When these idiots think they can gain credence with such tactics, they use them. If we said in no uncertain terms that it doesn't work and we are blaming them, they would stop. I say to our State Dpt.: Cut the P.C. B.S. and tell it like it is. Israel did not start any of this and if it continues, all our money that goes to them will now go to Israel. I bet that would get their attention.

    • Andres de Alamaya

      Good thinking!

  • Wesley69

    If these regime stooges want to invade Israeli territory, they will find a bullet waiting for them that will take them to see Allah.

    True Syrians are in revolt against the tyranny of Assad. I doubt they are concerned about Naksa Day. Interesting that this day is celebrated in the Mideast. This is the first year I've heard of it. Sounds like a new tactic of the Muslim Jihadists.

  • Steve Chavez

    Don't you think we could use Israel's help, or advice, on protecting our borders?

    • Rifleman

      Ours is a lack of will.

  • jaythehistorian

    Israel should build some type of fence topped with razor wire along the length of its' border with Syria. If any of these subhuman Muslims should make over the fence , they should be shot dead. Let's stop living in denial. The Muslims will never ceased their campaign to exterminate the Jews of Israel. The only method which has stopped them is as in the case of Egypt . Egypt lost so many lives in their attempts to commit genocide against Israel, they decided make a phony peace treaty with Israel. But it did buy Israel 40 years of quiet on the border with Egypt. Nothing but killing as many Muslims as possible will slow down their genocidal campaign against the Jews.

    • Mike

      There already is such a fence around almost the entire country, to prevent terrorist infiltration. It has been there, and patrolled, for decades. I read that the fence along the Sinai border with egypt (which was allowed to fall into disrepair) is now being fixed.

  • BS77

    Israel must give up the idea that appeasing the barbarians with a "Palestinian State" will bring peace and harmony. IT is obvious by now all the barbarians want is death, destruction and misery for Israelis, Christians and Jews…..Give them NOTHING…

    • Andres de Alamaya

      Right on!

  • Mike

    I think flamethrowers is going a bit far. But I would not waste time with water cannon.
    This is not law enforcement, this is an act of war by the government of Syria using civilians against the Geneva convention.
    If they were being paid, would that make them agents of a hostile power out of uniform? That would make them eligible to be shot like spies in any case!

  • UCSPanther

    I think WWIII is coming, with Israel being in the same position as Britain and Czechoslovakia in WWII.

    We already have the traitorous mouthpieces over here stirring up trouble like their forebears did in the 1920s (IE Father Charles Coughlin, William Pelley Dudley, Fritz Julius Kuhn and Oswald Moseley)

  • The_Lord_Regent

    So the Israelis were deliberately shooting low. That explains the low body count. For a bit there I was worried about the Yeden's marksmanship.

    That said, it's time to start shooting center-of-mass. If the Israelis want to live they need to get serious about defending themselves.

  • crackerjack

    Israeli "Border" ? And where exactly is that supposed to be? LOL.
    Golan is Syrian, occupied by Israel. No nation on earth, neither the US , regognizes Israels annexation.

    So by fact – Israel is killing Syrians in Syria.

    Stop living in FantasiaLand folks.

    • SpiritOf1683

      The Golan Heights is no more Syrian than what East Prussia is German today. Syria went to war against Israel, lost these lands, and shouldn't have them back, just as Germany went to war, lost, and lost their Eastern provinces. That is the traditional price of starting a war and losing, eh Crackerjackass.

      • crackerjack

        Wrong in all points SpiritOf1683

        1 – Former East Prussia is internationally recognized as Polish territory with UN cover and official German consent and support through parliament, upper-house and supreme court ruleing. Golan is internationally recognized as Syrian territory. Israel's "annexation" is not recognized by the UN, neither by a single nation wordwide, nor by Syria or any international institution or assosiation.

        2 – Israel opend hostilities against Syria '67. So claiming the Syria "..went to war against Israel…" is just as missleading as claiming that in Pear Harbour the USA went to war against Japan or that '39 Poland went to war against Germany.

        3- Winning a war is not an entitlement to annexation. England and France did not annex Germany. The USA did not annex Japan. Without minimal international consent and UN cover, annexation remains illegal and de-facto a fantasy construction .

        Confusing Western appeasement towards Israel's territorial adventures with international realities and rules is a widespread missconception.

        • ObamaYoMoma

          is not recognized by the UN, neither by a single nation wordwide,

          That’s only because the UN has been hijacked by the Islamic world.

          Israel opend hostilities against Syria '67. So claiming the Syria "..went to war against Israel…" is just as missleading as claiming that in Pear Harbour the USA went to war against Japan or that '39 Poland went to war against Germany.

          That’s a damn lie. Israel may have acted preemptively in self-defense, but it was ruled to be the defending country in the UNSC proceedings that took place subsequent to the war because the gang of Muslim countries that had united together to wage a genocidal jihad of conquest against the Jewish unbelievers in Israel, which was also an illegal war of aggression, had committed numerous acts of war. For instance, they had blockaded the Strait of Tiran, preventing Israel from replenishing its oil supplies, which is an obvious casus belli. They had surrounded Israel with 250,000 troops, 2000 tanks, and 700 aircraft for over 3 weeks, which paralyzed the country and shutdown the economy, because Israel had to remain on alert the entire time, while at the same time repeatedly making bellicose threats that they were going to annihilate Israel and exterminate the Jews. Nasser had forced the UN Emergency Force stationed in the Sinai out of the Sinai in defiance of the UN.

          Hence, Israel had no other choice but to act preemptively under the circumstances since because of the size of Israel and the forces arrayed against it, Israel had to act preemptively or otherwise it would have been at a severe disadvantage had it waited to be invaded first. Not to mention that it’s oil supplies, which could not be replenished, were also quickly depleting due to the blockade of the Strait of Tiran.

          Therefore, to attempt to revise history because you are fanatically obsessed with inciting hatred and violence against Israel to help facilitate another mass genocidal holocaust of Jews because one wasn’t enough to pacify your desire for Jewish blood and to at the same time apologize and sympathize with Muslims who are waging permanent and perpetual jihad against not only the Jewish unbelievers in Israel, but also all unbelievers around the world, which includes you, indicates that you are more than just a little unhinged and mentally deranged.

          Winning a war is not an entitlement to annexation. England and France did not annex Germany. The USA did not annex Japan. Without minimal international consent and UN cover, annexation remains illegal and de-facto a fantasy construction .

          Actually, that’s flat out wrong. Per the law of nations, long established and recognized in international law, any defending country that acquires territory while in the process of self-defense from an aggressor country or countries waging an illegal war of aggression, per international law, belongs to the defending country subsequent to the war. Indeed, if the law of nations didn’t apply in international laws, it would encourage bigger and stronger countries to gobble up smaller and weaker countries because their would be no consequences for waging illegal wars of aggression. Indeed, it is the reason that Israel was allowed to keep the additional territory it captured in the 1948 war?

          In fact, the reason the Islamic world changed strategies after the 1973 Yom Kippur War is exactly because the acquisition of territory via illegal wars of aggression is illegal per international law and the Islamic world finally realized that it isn’t strong enough to impose Sharia at this time. Hence, instead of waging violent jihad for the expansion of the Dar al Islam as it previously always did in the past, the Islamic world today is using demographic conquest to take over countries demographically until it can become strong enough to replace the current international system of laws with Sharia.

          –continued

          • crackerjack

            You claim the UN is hijacked by the Islamic world. The Islamic world claims the UN is hijacked by the Jews. It all depands on the perspective. On the other hand – Israel is a creation of the UN. The Islamic world is not.

            your elaborations concerning the whys and wherefores of '67 and the legality of annexations are dispensable. The FACTS are that Israel's occupations and annexations have no support of any nation worldwide, including the US. They remain a fantasy product of israeli politics.

          • MixMChess

            Wrong, the FACTS are clear… Israel defended itself in a war of aggression instigated by Syria (and other surrounding Arab nations). All international jurists and the international community agreed that it was the Arab states that started the war. It's no surprise the Arabs admit this themselves.

            International law and precedent support Israel's completely LEGAL occupation of the territories acquired in a defensive war and the annexation of the Golan Heights. General international opinion has no bearing on the morality or legality of Israel's actions – all that matters is the black letter law.

            Don't pretend to know or understand international law, it makes you seem even dumber than you already are.

          • crackerjack

            You live in a world of fantasy and wishfull thinkung MixMChess

            Here the FACTS.

            United Nations Security Council Resolution 497, adopted unanimously on December 17, 1981, calls on the State of Israel to rescind its de facto annexation of the Golan Heights. The most important provision is "the Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is null and void and without international legal effect" (section 1).

            This Security Council Resolution was not taken under binding Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter.

            The Council requested the Secretary-General to report to the Council within two weeks on the implementation of the resolution, and in the event of non-compliance by Israel, the Council would reconvene to discuss further action under the United Nations Charter.

          • MixMChess

            As usual, you are displaying your ignorance Crackerjack. Did you even bother to read the UN Resolution? This was passed under a Chapter VI Security Council Resolutions which is NON-BINDING and has absolutely NO LEGAL EFFECT under international law. Under International Law and the UN Charter, only if both parties agree (both Israel and Syria) to the resolution does it become binding. See folks, people like Crackerjack flaunt international law and UN Resolutions hoping that we are either too scared, too ignorant or too stupid to call them out on their LIES. Game. Set. Match.

          • crackerjack

            Sorry, but wrong in all points again MixMChess. :-(

            UN SC Resolution 497 under Chapter 5-6 (Peacekeeping), dealt soley with Israel's "Golan Hights Law" , which extended Israeli administration and law to The Golan Hights but refrained from declaring an outright annexation, which could have justified a Chapter 7 (Use of Force), resolution.

            In Resolution 497, the UN Security Council, veto Powers and the compleat international community rejected Israel's "Golan Hights Law" , agreeing to regarding it in Chapter 1 as …"null and void and without international legal effect…..". No mention of a Syrian agreement or involvement here.

            So going by the facts – Israel is besieging the Syrian border and actually shooting Syrians on Syrian territory. One should not fall for ones own propaganda.

          • MixMChess

            Nope, I am absolutely correct as usual. Of course, you have absolutely no idea what you're talking about.

            See folks, crackerjack is just re-posting parts of Resolution 497 hoping that everyone will think its actual international law, which it isn't. Chapter VI resolutions are NON-BINDING and have no effect under international law. Chapter VI resolutions function as "suggestions" and hold no actual legal authority. This has been confirmed by countless international authorities and case law.

            Of course, Israel's actions do not violate any jus cogens under international law. As expressed by Professor Julius Stone of Hastings College of the Law wrote: “There is no rule of international law which requires a lawful military occupant, in this situation, to wait forever before [making] control and government of the territory permanent….Many international lawyers have wondered, indeed, at the patience which led Israel to wait as long as she did.”

            The only binding UN resolution under International law that relates to Israel and the Golan Heights is Resolution 242, which calls for "safe and recognised boundaries free from threats or acts of force." The annexation was necessary, moral and perfectly legal to ensure that Israel was safe from continued and future Syrian belligerence.

            Nice try though, too bad you're too stupid to even pretend you understand international law. :-(

          • crackerjack

            Sorry MixMChess, but your missing the point here.

            Israel did NOT annexed Golan. Israel has yet to officially claim sovereignty over Golan. Israel's Golan Hights Law merely "extend" Israeli administration and law into the region while evading the issue of sovereignty and even this constricted attempt at de-facto sovereignty was internationally blanket slammed as "..null and void…." .

            The legal implications? No countersigner nation of 497 recognizes Israeli administration in Golan and refrain from international dealings, interchange and trade. International dealings in this region are relegated to the UN.

          • MixMChess

            No crackerjack, you're obviously missing the point. On December 14, 1981, the Knesset voted to ANNEX the Golan Heights. The territory was annexed under Israeli law. What don't you understand about that? That annexation statute extended Israeli civilian law and administration to the residents of the Golan. There is no question of sovereignty under Israeli law. Of course, the law does not foreclose the option of negotiating this territory with the Syrians.

            As for the legal implications, again, resolution 497 is merely "suggestive" resolution and has no binding international legal effect. The only UN resolution that actually legally controls the area is resolution 242. Even if the international community considers this territory "occupied," Israel may retain this area as a "safe and recognized boundary" to be "free from threats or acts of force."

            Seriously, grow a brain crackerjack.

          • ObamaYoMoma

            You claim the UN is hijacked by the Islamic world. The Islamic world claims the UN is hijacked by the Jews. It all depands on the perspective. On the other hand – Israel is a creation of the UN. The Islamic world is not.

            Of course, the Muslims that like a useful idiot you sympathize with and incessantly apologize for claim the Jews control the UN. Hell, they claim the Jews control the world too. Nevertheless, there is only one Jewish state relative to 57 Islamic states. Hence, since Israel is alone in the world and has a measly population of just 7 million people compared to 1.6 billion Muslims, it can’t threaten to boycott any countries that vote against them like the Islamic world does. Well it can, but it will only get laughed at. Meanwhile, all 57 Islamic countries routinely boycott any countries that vote in support of Israel. They also threaten to cut them off on oil, and if that doesn’t work, they blow up skyscrapers, trains, and subways. Anyway, the truth is with respect to the Islamic hijacked and co-opted UN, the UN has about as much credibility as you do, in that it doesn’t have any whatsoever. Go buy a clue

            The reality is the UN was hijacked by the Islamic world since in the early 70s and turned into a WMD used daily to bash Israel ever since, and the reason you aren’t astute enough to know it is also very obvious.

            your elaborations concerning the whys and wherefores of '67 and the legality of annexations are dispensable. The FACTS are that Israel's occupations and annexations have no support of any nation worldwide, including the US. They remain a fantasy product of israeli politics.

            Actually, my elaborations are meaningless because it doesn’t really matter what Israel does or does not do, the jihad being waged perpetually against Israel is permanent, and will continue to be waged perpetually against the Jewish unbelievers in Israel as long as Israel continues to exist, exactly like the jihads also being waged perpetually against the Hindu unbelievers in Kashmir and Jammu, the Buddhist unbelievers in Thailand, the Christian unbelievers in the Philippines, the atheist and Orthodox Christian unbelievers in Chechnya and Russia, the animist and Christian unbelievers in the Ivory Coast, the Orthodox Christian Serb unbelievers in Bosnia and Kosovo, and too many other places to name without becoming overly redundant. Hence, like the bigot you are, why do you only single out the Jews for your demonization and at the same time ignore all the other jihads also being waged perpetually against other unbelievers besides Jews, and how can you be so damn gullible?

            Indeed, the Islamic world divides the world between believers and unbelievers and then applies one set of rules and ethics for believers and a completely different set of rules and ethics for unbelievers. Which is why unbelievers unfortunate enough to live in Muslim majority countries without exception are violently oppressed and systematically persecuted when not outright slaughtered altogether, a reality I’m going to have to assume you fully support since you refused to answer my question. Meanwhile, the Muslim citizens living in Israel are the freest Muslims living in the entire Islamic world.

            Not only that but Muslim immigrants to the West in country after country also flat out refuse to assimilate and integrate and instead form Muslim enclaves that eventually morph into Muslim no-go zones ruled by Sharia as parallel societies within societies and in direct contravention to the laws of the states in which they reside because obviously Muslims don’t immigrate to the West to assimilate and integrate but instead to eventually subjugate and dominate, and it is gullible leftist useful idiots like you that help to facilitate it.

            Meanwhile, unbelievers living in Muslim majority countries are forbidden from building new houses of worship and from openly practicing their respective religions, at the same time that the Muslims you sympathize with living in the West are perfectly free to build thousands of mosques and madrassas and to practice Islam openly, even while they flat out refuse to assimilate and integrate, and never mind the fact that Islam only masquerades as being a religion to dupe gullible useful idiots like you.

            Anyway, are you so fanatically obsessed with inciting hatred and violence against Israel in order to help facilitate another mass genocidal holocaust of Jews, that you are totally oblivious to the fact that the same jihad that targets the Jewish unbelievers in Israel also targets you, me, and all unbelievers around the world? Exactly how gullible and naïve are you? You must enjoy being a useful idiot.

        • ObamaYoMoma

          Confusing Western appeasement towards Israel's territorial adventures with international realities and rules is a widespread missconception.

          Excuse me, but if Israel is guilty of fighting illegal wars of aggression for territorial gain, then why has it returned 94 percent of the territory it acquired in the 1967 war? Hence, if anyone is more than just a little confused, go look in the mirror.

          Anyway, I’m curious, why do you always only single out only Jewish unbelievers for vilification and demonization when it should be obvious that Jewish unbelievers in Israel are by far not the only unbelievers in the world currently forced to defend themselves against permanent jihads of conquest being waged perpetually against them. Why do you never incite hatred and violence against the Hindu unbelievers in Kashmir and Jammu, the Buddhist unbelievers in Thailand, the Christian unbelievers in the Philippines, the atheist and Orthodox Christian unbelievers in Chechnya and Russia, the animist and Christian unbelievers in the Ivory Coast, the Orthodox Christian Serb unbelievers in Bosnia and Kosovo, etc., etc., etc ad nauseum? Indeed, why do you only incite hatred and violence against only Jewish unbelievers and not all unbelievers?

          What about the fact that all unbelievers living in all Muslim majority countries in the world without exception being violently oppressed and systematically persecuted when not outright slaughtered altogether, do you also agree and support that phenomenon, or are you totally oblivious?

        • iksnorb

          So, how do you view the Jordanian annexation of Judea & Samaria during the 1948 war, was that too, an illegal occupation or was it as you say, "a fantasy construction"?
          Your remark "Israel opend hostilities…" is (somewhat) true however, the actions taken by Jordan, Syria & Egypt prior to hostilities begining were & still are, universally considered as an act of war.
          When a declared enemy mobilises & moves its vastly superior military forces onto your borders, blocades all sea, air & land traffic, kicks the UN forces out of the buffer zone (Sinai) & whose president (Mubarak) declares publicly his plan for war against you, what else do you think is happening?

          • iksnorb

            Doh, not Mubarak, rather Gamal Abdel Nasser.

    • MixMChess

      You're an idiot crackerjack. In 1981, Israel legally annexed the Golan Heights. As Professor Julius Stone of Hastings College of the Law wrote: “There is no rule of international law which requires a lawful military occupant, in this situation, to wait forever before [making] control and government of the territory permanent….Many international lawyers have wondered, indeed, at the patience which led Israel to wait as long as she did.”

      Of course, the annexation "does not foreclose the option of negotiations on a final settlement of the status of the territory." Too bad Syria doesn't want Peace.

      • crackerjack

        Check UNO resolution 497. Your "International Lawers" are obviously either incompetent or have adopted the Israeli policy of denying reality in the hope that the rest of the word may one day follow suite.

        Why is reality so hard to accept? Golan is Syrian territory. Period.

        • MixMChess

          Read my comment above moron. As stated, Chapter VI UN Resolutions have no legal effect under international law. In fact, jus cogens, and prior precedent easily trump Chapter VI resolutions in terms of international legal authority.

          Is it really so hard to accept that Golan is Israeli territory? International law agrees with me. The only people who continue to piss and whine about it are antisemites (like you) and Arab imperialists.

    • bolg

      When a journalist asked Marshal Ogarkov about the Soviet position on the return of the Kuril Islands to Japan, he replied, "There was a war. Japan lost. What part of that do you not comprehend?"

  • Seth Bullock

    What crackerjack fails to acknowledge is that, although Isr fired shot one in 67, it was only because three countries had been rattling swords for weeks on Egyptian TV and had armies massing on her borders. Isr saw the writing on the wall and wisely made the 1st move. The rest has been sour grapes.
    When Egypt controlled Gaza and Jordan controlled the West Bank, how come no "Palestinians" complained about being occupied? If the 67 war is the so-called basis for Arab hate, why was the PLO formed in 64?

    • ObamaYoMoma

      What crackerjack fails to acknowledge is that

      What crackerjack fails to acknowledge or understand, for that matter, is that the same permanent and perpetual jihad that targets the Jewish unbelievers in Israel, also targets the Hindu unbelievers in Kashmir and Jammu, the Buddhist unbelievers in Thailand, the Christian unbelievers in the Philippines, the atheist and Orthodox Christian unbelievers in Chechnya and Russia, the animist and Christian unbelievers in the Ivory Coast, and the Orthodox Christian Serb unbelievers in Bosnia and Kosovo, also targets all unbelievers around the world including him. Hence, what crackerjack is, is the personification of a gullible useful idiot, which is indicative of so many leftwing hacks.

  • steven l

    Syrians may use the dead people of the cities against Israel and claim that the IDF killed them on the Golan border.
    The el Dura hoax all over again!

  • Dispozadaburka

    Hard as this idea might be to accept or even THINK about……..

    The only way that our foreign and domestic policies make any sense,

    is if,

    we have sided with Islam.
    G-d forbid.

  • jerome

    don't worry ,syrian protesters ,the usa state dept will issue a very stern rebuke to mr. assad .
    maybe he will not even get a high five from clinton! severe punishment indeed!