So in light of Israel's airstrikes that have wiped out entire families, as well as killing women, and children, let us now apply our own analogy to the situation. Imagine any other country in the world was having it’s cities being bombarded by constant air and navy strikes, strikes that were leaving dozens of innocent people dead, a large number of them children, would any country tolerate such a scenario, and would that country not have a right to defend itself?
One must also not forget, that the Palestinians don’t even have a functioning army to defend themselves, nor do they have a functioning civil state. On the other hand Israel has one of the most advanced militaries in the world, armed with some of the most sophisticated weapons in the world, including nuclear warheads.
So this is an issue we should all be thinking about, does the issue of self defence only apply to Israel, or can it also apply to Palestinians in light of what's happening in the Gaza Strip?
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