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Israel Asks London: What Would You do if You Were Under Attack?
Metro UK ^ | Monday 21 Jul 2014

Posted on 07/21/2014 4:26:11 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Israel’s armed forces have distributed an image of London’s Houses of Parliament under missile attack, posing the question: ‘What would you do?’

The military’s bid to justify its actions comes on the day five patients were killed in their beds as Israeli bombs hit a hospital in Gaza.

The strike on the Al Aqsa Hospital, in the town of Deir el-Balah, was the fourth attack by Israeli forces on a medical facility this month.

The Israel army did not comment on the incident but has previously accused militants of firing rockets from locations close to schools and hospitals.

There were renewed international efforts to broker a ceasefire, with UN chief Ban Ki-moon and US secretary of state John Kerry flying to Cairo for talks.


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: gaza; israel; london; palestinians


1 posted on 07/21/2014 4:26:12 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: SJackson

Ping


2 posted on 07/21/2014 4:26:46 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Well if it was 1940, we know the Brits would fight back. Flash foreword 74 years, not so much for no other reason than the millions of hordes they have willingly allowed to pollute that once great country.


3 posted on 07/21/2014 4:33:27 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: nickcarraway

Seems as though London has forgotten an incident that happened say oh, about 70 or so years ago.


4 posted on 07/21/2014 4:34:05 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: nickcarraway

no need to speculate: When Germany attacked London during WWII

“The destruction of German cities, the killing of German workers, and the disruption of civilized community life throughout Germany [is the goal]. ... It should be emphasized that the destruction of houses, public utilities, transport and lives; the creation of a refugee problem on an unprecedented scale; and the breakdown of morale both at home and at the battle fronts by fear of extended and intensified bombing are accepted and intended aims of our bombing policy. They are not by-products of attempts to hit factories.” — “Air Marshal Arthur Harris to Sir Arthur Street, Under Secretary of State, Air Ministry, October 25, 1943” quoted in Tami Biddle, Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare: The Evolution of British and American Ideas about Strategic Bombing, 1914-1945 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002), p. 220.


5 posted on 07/21/2014 4:35:36 PM PDT by The Bat Ladys Husband (Restore the Texas Republic)
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To: nickcarraway

Love it. “Back at ya!”

Really like Canada’s PM.


6 posted on 07/21/2014 4:36:16 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: DAC21
No kidding.


7 posted on 07/21/2014 4:36:17 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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Wouldn't look to the White House this time round.

8 posted on 07/21/2014 4:36:55 PM PDT by SJackson (government tampers with a freedom so fundamental, one shudders to think what lies ahead. Card Dolan)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband

9 posted on 07/21/2014 4:39:12 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: nickcarraway

Gaza should be treated no differently than Dresden, Hamburg and Berlin.


10 posted on 07/21/2014 4:40:00 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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11 posted on 07/21/2014 4:40:26 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: nickcarraway
What would they do? What DID they do when London was under attack by German V1s and V2s?

Fight like WWII, end like WWII.

12 posted on 07/21/2014 4:40:32 PM PDT by omega4412
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To: nickcarraway

My only objection is how Israel always seems to pull back before the job is done, much like not completing a full regimen of antibiotics which allows the surviving nasties to come back more virulent than ever.


13 posted on 07/21/2014 4:41:24 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: omega4412

14 posted on 07/21/2014 4:41:48 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: DAC21

Churchill was honored right after the war with removal from office.


15 posted on 07/21/2014 4:42:33 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: nickcarraway

We already know what they did. They fire-bombed entire cities at night while they were sleeping.


16 posted on 07/21/2014 4:44:31 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (Up yours IRS!)
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To: nickcarraway

17 posted on 07/21/2014 4:44:43 PM PDT by EternalVigilance
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To: nickcarraway

Israel should just carpet bomb Gaza like England carpet bombed Germany.


18 posted on 07/21/2014 4:56:27 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: The Bat Ladys Husband
Had Germany won WWII, Bomber Harris would have been convicted of war crimes and hanged by the neck. Inadvertent civilian casualties are a sad reality of war, but the intentional targeting of civilians is a damnable atrocity.

The contrast in the Middle East could not be more stark. Israeli soldiers stand in front of Israeli citizens, while the brave Muslims fight behind their own women and children. And where Israel targets only combatants and checks its fire when noncombatants are spotted too close, Muslims lob unguided rockets into Israeli cities. It is shameful how the growing Jew-hatred throughout the UK and Europe has clouded the memories of WWII's horrors. Israel is showing far more restraint than we would display in similar circumstances.

19 posted on 07/21/2014 4:59:53 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: nickcarraway
What if...


20 posted on 07/21/2014 5:01:51 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: nickcarraway
London ***IS*** under attack by Muslim thugs.

They just roll over and take it. :)
21 posted on 07/21/2014 5:02:52 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: nickcarraway
WWBHD?

(What Would Bomber Harris Do?)

22 posted on 07/21/2014 5:03:20 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: nickcarraway

Internment.


23 posted on 07/21/2014 5:05:07 PM PDT by Cuchulain (r)
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To: gorush

Because he didn’t believe in socialism.


24 posted on 07/21/2014 5:12:29 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: nickcarraway

Israel needs to clean out the viper nest....completely this time....


25 posted on 07/21/2014 5:12:48 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: SpaceBar
My only objection is how Israel always seems to pull back before the job is done,

Didn't you notice that whenever Israel gets close to finishing up a good stomping the USA (and the UN) start cutting deals like crazy to save the muslims skin?

It has happened in every war and hot conflict that I can recall.

It happened in the Six Day War and it happened in the Yom Kippur War.

As an example -
Think about how Condi Rice brokered a cease fire in Lebanon in 2006 to save Hezbollah just as Israel was gaining the upper hand.
Condi made all sorts of promises, chief among them to prevent Hezbollah from rearming.
But once Israel forces pulled out and Hezbollah was safe all the promises went out the door.
The next day the rearming began.


26 posted on 07/21/2014 5:13:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: nickcarraway

The comments at Metro are especially moronic. Lots of Judenfressers on this one.


27 posted on 07/21/2014 5:13:52 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Charles Martel
"(What Would Bomber Harris Do?)"

I don't know, incinerate tens of thousands of civilians?

The Israelis, under much greater duress, are handling their operations with far, far greater precision, and "compassion" if you will, than the British ever did (taking into consider technological advances etc), even as Israel faces a population far more strongly dedicated to warmaking and terror than, say, the civilian population of Dresden.

And what does Israel get in return for keeping their morality? Condemnation from the clowns of Europe and the US gov, who would apparently like to see Israel annihilated and replaced by a bunch of bloodthirsty cavemen.

28 posted on 07/21/2014 5:16:24 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: SJackson

I want to encourage ALL FREEPERS to jump all over this Facebook page . It belongs to Ann Wright , a close associate of Medea Benjamin and Code Pink. Wright presents herself as a former U.S. Army Col. (R) and is one of the biggest organizers of anti-Israel / pro-Hamas rallies and initiatives in the U.S. Wright also goes along on every single Gaza blockade busting attempt . I believe she could be a paid Iranian agent . The U.S. does nothing to rein her in , so perhaps the least we could do is go after her Facebook organizing site ?

https://www.facebook.com/ann.wright.50?fref=browse_search

FREEP AT WILL !


29 posted on 07/21/2014 5:22:01 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: Slings and Arrows

I’m having trouble finding the link, can you post it?


30 posted on 07/21/2014 5:22:31 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Sorry, found it.


31 posted on 07/21/2014 5:23:50 PM PDT by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

+1


32 posted on 07/21/2014 5:33:23 PM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("A vote is like a rifle--its usefulness is dependent upon the character of the user")
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To: nickcarraway

I’m not sure if the Brits would have appreciated it very much if the Jews around the world, back then, told England to SUCK IT UP when the blitz was going on.


33 posted on 07/21/2014 5:34:36 PM PDT by BobL
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To: Balding_Eagle

No worries.


34 posted on 07/21/2014 5:48:10 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: nickcarraway

The greatest threat to the Western world is Islamic terrorism. Israel is fighting against this form terrorism. So why is the Western world condemning Israel? And what are the consequences of its doing so?

If the London newspapers excoriate Israel’s army for attacking Hamas in self-defense, how will the British army be able to justify fighting back against Islamic terrorists when they finish conquering Iraq and Syria and come for the British?

If IDF soldiers are condemned as evil for causing the unavoidable deaths of children, then British soldiers will not be able to emulate the IDF in its defensive actions, and Britain will inevitably be destroyed.

The same will be true for America. If the New York Times continues to portray Israeli soldiers as villains instead of heroes for protecting their people while presenting the poor, dead children of Gaza as Israel’s victims rather than Hamas’s former human shields, how many New York Times readers will be signing up to take up arms to protect their Iron-Domeless city when Islamic rockets start hitting Times Square?

The truth shall make you free, but the lies of the New York Times shall make you dead.


35 posted on 07/21/2014 5:49:40 PM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: nickcarraway

England would do nothing. They have turned themselves into nancyboys. WWII would be an easy win for Germany these days.


36 posted on 07/21/2014 6:05:38 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
I don't know, incinerate tens of thousands of civilians?

I think that's what the Israelis are hinting at in this jab at the U.K., without coming out and saying it bluntly.

37 posted on 07/21/2014 6:37:59 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: nickcarraway

If Gaza was turned into rubble like in WWII and the Hamas leadership ended up like Mussolini, the rocket attacks would be shut down completely.


38 posted on 07/21/2014 6:50:23 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: Iron Munro

Somebody needs to tell the Israeli leaders that when someone says they are going to kill you, believe them and kill them before they can kill you. This kissy face way of fighting the Hamas is not a winner.


39 posted on 07/21/2014 7:07:09 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: Always A Marine

For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. Hosea 8:7

When weapons are blunted, and ardor dampened, strength exhausted, and resources depleted, the neighboring rulers will take advantage of these complications.

Sun Tzu

I come in peace, I didn’t bring artillery. But I am pleading with you with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all.
Marine General James Mattis


40 posted on 07/21/2014 8:42:07 PM PDT by The Bat Ladys Husband (Restore the Texas Republic)
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To: Dogbert41

And the 8th followed up the next day.


41 posted on 07/22/2014 4:41:56 AM PDT by Hawker Tempest (Get a Passport or read some news. Information is... I give up!!!!)
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To: CodeToad

If we Brits are nancyboys, then you sure as hell aren’t the men of 1941 either.


42 posted on 07/22/2014 7:06:24 AM PDT by the scotsman (UK)
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To: the scotsman

That was as stupid statement to make. One has nothing to do with the other. Thanks for making my point. Nancyboys are stupid boys.


43 posted on 07/22/2014 7:27:06 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: CodeToad

Its not.

You are saying the British have fallen far from what they were in 1940, and I am simply saying that Americans equally have fallen far from what they were in 1941 and Pearl Harbour. Both nations have fallen far from the admirable people they were 70 years ago.


44 posted on 07/22/2014 1:36:35 PM PDT by the scotsman (UK)
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