Monday, September 12, 2005
Regarding "Fearing arrest for war crimes..." and "Report: Blair urged to scrap Holocaust Day in U.K.", Ha'Aretz, September 12, 2005: On the day that we honored the memory of the 9/11 victims it became clear once more how much terrorists, their sympathizers and supporters have gained in the last few years. While in the war against Islamist terror we have seen many crimes committed and mistakes made on 'our' side, I find it ironic that on September 11th we read, not for the first time, how easy it is for those who often refuse or find it very hard to condemn acts of terror that are carried out by their co-religionists or political soulmates, to make life difficult for the men and women who dedicate their lives to fighting terror. Also, we could see once again how frantically politicians and policymakers are trying not to step on the toes of one large minority, no matter how much history is falsified and the feelings of another minority are hurt. If I was a British citizen and one of my relatives or friends served in Iraq or Afghanistan, I would demand from my government to return him/her immediately. After all, it does not make any logical sense whatsoever to endanger British lives in the war against terror abroad, if that same war is being lost at home and everything is sacrificed only to preserve a mistaken idea of political correctness.
Posted by Bert at 10:00 AM