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Hamas attacks Israel: Yom Kippur War, 50 years on

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    Will there be any single event that happens around the world ever where you MAGA cranks won’t be cocked and loaded with anti democratic disinformation to splooge onto the interwebs after??
     
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    this was published a few days ago, before this latest attack, but worth reading for some historical perspective.

    The Hidden Calculation Behind the Yom Kippur War
    It’s long been the greatest question about the war: why Israel waited to be attacked. But what if it was convinced to wait by its closest ally, the United States?

    https://mosaicmagazine.com/essay/is...hidden-calculation-behind-the-yom-kippur-war/
    much too long to post here in full, but if you're interested in the differences between the 1967 and 1973 wars, Kissinger and Nixon. For the younger folks, it also helps to be reminded why the "occupied" territories were.

    it also makes one wonder whether the Israelis really were caught flat-footed this time.
     
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    https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/israel-middle-east/articles/americas-betrayal-of-israel

    Watch this video. That’s a Hamas drone taking down an Israeli Merkava tank. A drone operated by an organization sponsored and trained by Iran applying both Iranian tactics and, most likely, Iranian hardware to attack Israel. This happened weeks after America sent Iran $6 billion, and one week after we learned that the American government had over the past years ceded whole parts of its own intelligence units to Iranian spies.

    The stage for this attack was not set in or by Israel. It was set by the United States.
     
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    Israel is the largest cumulative recipient of U.S. foreign assistance since World War II, over 150 billion in non inflation adjusted dollars.

    I don't think we are getting value for money here.
     
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    We've given Israel 150 billion and we have low iq MAGAts @bigtexxx who think somehow the 6 billion we havnt even given iran is somehow responsible for Hamas attacked Israel.

    It's just fascinating how braindead and brainwashed the MAGA cult is
     
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    This is happening around the world. It's disgusting.
     
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    Israel is the only bastion against evil in the Middle East.
     
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    There's extremists for every religion and every culture. We know you hate Muslims but majority of Muslims do not support that crap. Quit trolling
     
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    Logic is not your strength. I seriously don't understand why you think you are smarter than everyone.
     
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    Logic isn't my strength but it's the strength of folks who claim money we havnt given to Iran Is responsible for the attack lol.

    You can call me whatever you want. I'm not the one spinning braindead brainwashed conspiracies that sound dumb as ****.
     
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    The US is tracking that $6 billion and can freeze it
     
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    Not a single penny of it has even been distributed. These peoples conspiracies are so dumb that it's sad that these are grown adults.

    Politics destroys all common sense one has. It's sad
     
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    in an up-arrmored golf cart.

     
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    This is the goofiest **** I have ever seen
     
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