When Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan stormed past Israeli President Shimon Peres at Davos in January 2009, he is known to have shouted, “You (Jews) know well how to kill.” Erdogan has also called Israel, “a festering boil in the Middle East that spreads hate and enmity.” But a look at the statistics shows that Erdogan is a liar. Â Read it all
Arabs and Muslims areÂ far ‘better’ killers than JewsÂ
FromÂ The Independent:
Up to 100 Kurdish rebels have been killed in six days of air strikes on northern Iraq, Turkey’s military said yesterday.
Now imagine if Israel had also crossed over the territory of a sovereign state and killed 100 people, including a number of civilians.
Cue front page news, expressions of outrage, calls for a Goldstone-style UN inquiry. You get the picture.
But then, Israel is held to a different standard to other nations.
Pal-Arabs Â look at the wreckage of a car after it was hit by an Israeli missile strike killing an Islamic Jihad militant in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, early Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011.
In the past five days, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) documented the injuries of eight persons, including two children and three women, due to the explosions of home-made rockets in populated areas across the Gaza Strip. The injury of one of the women was described as serious.
- Â Egypt to crack down on terrorists infiltrating from Gaza
- Gaza rocket falls in Egypt, injuring a woman
- Israel kills another terror leader in Gaza (updated)
- Â Israel owes Turkey no apologyÂ Â “Not only does Israel not owe Turkey an apology, but I think the fact that [Defense Minister] Ehud BarakÂ apologizedÂ for the [killing of] three Egyptian soldiers before we knew the circumstances of their deaths are the types of things that get played out in the international media that end up making you being castigated as the bad guy,” West said. (JP)