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Bankruptcy and Decadence of the US-Led-Western Powers

By Ali Al-Hail

Al-Jazeerah, CCUN, April 4, 2011


One wonders, as do many, about  the difference between killing civilians in Gaza by 'Israeli' occupation forces, and killing civilians in Libya by Colonel Qadhafi's forces.  During the 'Israeli' Zionist war on Gaza, early, 2008, and late 2009, alone, over 1400 Palestinian civilians, nearly, half of  whom  were  children, had been killed by 'Israeli' occupation forces, and more than 5000 were wounded, mutilated, and handicapped, most of whom had been children, toddlers, and infants.

Since then of course, 'Israeli' occupation forces, have never stopped killing and brutalizing Palestinians, in many ways, according to UN reports. 'Israeli' acts of obviously, state terrorism according to the Turkish Prime Minister, have not been just circled to the core of Gaza, despite its severe harshness, it has been also, expanded to virtually, all Palestinian occupied lands, including West Bank, and East Jerusalem.

Has ever the apparently, US-hijacked-UN Security Council, entertained an idea of imposing a no fly-zone over Gaza, in the same way, they did over Libya, albeit, it's fully, justified, and righteous? Although, until the time of writing 'Israeli' US-made-jet fighters, still bombard Palestinian civilians in Gaza, including children and women, no word of condemnation has been heard from the US-Led-Western powers, let alone, considering a measure of some kind to tame 'Israel'. Only, last week, 'Israel' murdered seven children, apart from other civilians, and injured many more.

It's a strange logic. As, it seems fine from the perspective of US-led-international community, and the UN Security Council for 'Israel' to kill Palestinian civilians, including children, that's alright, it's no harm been done, it's simply, "self defense", or merely, "collateral damage", while, it's a crime against humanity for Col Kaddafi's  forces to kill civilians, including children, and it's sadly, really, so.

However, such an outlook appears not only, to be but it's appallingly, selective.  Moreover, it consistently, looks as a prevailing definition of US-sponsored-Western civilization, democracy, and human rights.

As such, the argument is not as to why they have imposed a no fly-zone over Libya, it's the right step to do. And they should've done it in early stages of Colonel Qadhafi's forces killing systematic campaign against Libyan civilians, including children, the argument nevertheless, is as a matter of fact why wouldn't they do the same against 'Israel' systematic killing campaign against Palestinian civilians?

Dr. Ali Al-HAil, Media Consultant, Professor of Mass Communication, Twice Fulbright Award Winner, Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Vice-President Of Qatar Fulbright Group, CSR Award Judge, Psychosomatics writer, Management Trainer, and Board Member of AUSACE, ASC, IABD, NEBAA, BEA, IMDA and EAJMC American Associations.




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