Arrests made in slaying of Israeli family in West Bank

the pair are accused of killing udi and ruth fogel and three of their children last month....the two men were members of the popular front for the liberation of palestine, but acted independently, the security services said. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Patricia L'Herrou - Apr 17, 2011 - 8:13 AM PDT
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Edited by: Patricia L'Herrou - Apr 17, 2011 - 10:09 AM PDT

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by Patricia L'Herrou - Apr. 17, 2011

the story is fair as it describes the arrest of and somewhat graphically, the heinous crimes committed on a settlement family by, two palestinians, and others accused of helping them. the article also points out that the day following this, israel approved hundreds more housing units to be constructed in the west bank. there's no analysis here or discussion of the pattern exhibited here. instead of simply finding the criminals and prosecuting them legally as they will now do, israel escalated retribution taking it against all palestinians, guilty or not of any crime. most news stories, including this one do not point out a possible connection between this consistent behavior and the continuous violence committed ... More »

the strategy clearly of each side of this violence/retribution play has not worked well for either over a long period of trial. it's difficult to understand why neither party doesn't want to attempt truly a different strategy. it didn't work for northern ireland either, and the strategy did eventually change, notably, first by the gov'ts involved, eventually by those committing or sanctioning the terror.

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