Avoid Munich mistake
Uzi Landau
Published: 27.11.07, 15:32
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1. Predictable
Richard ,   London UK   (11.27.07)
This is so predictable. Munich. Nazis, Hitler. Aushwitz. Get over it! It's finished, Kaputt as the Russian soldiers shouted. Chamberlain did not appease Hitler he negociated with Hitler as did Laval, Mussolini and Stalin. No one, in 1938 could have predicted what was to come. It must also be remembered that less than 20 years prior to 1938 Europe had lost millions and millions of men in a futile muddy war. There was no great desire to repeat the process. By delaying war it can also be argued that it bought time for Britain to build up its weapons and develop the Supermarine Spitfire, the outstanding fighter plane of the early war years. This plane kept Britain in the war following Germany's occupation of France. Without it, and without the Navy, Germany may well have succeded with Operation Sealion. Next. 'Today, Nazi Germany has been replaced by Iran and al-Qaeda; instead of Hitler, we have Ahmadinejad and Bin Laden. Ms. Rice, would you like to be remembered as the Chamberlain of the 21st Century? ' This is fatuous nonsense and little more than tabloid journalism. Where exactly is the comparison? Germany was a modern, powerful state that had a recent history of aggresive war. Iran does not. Germany had some of the the most brilliant militiary minds (Guderian, Manstein, Hoth, Rommel) Iran does not. Germany was industrialised and technologically advanced. Iran is not. Hitler was leading a modern society of 80 million people. Bin Laden is not. Hitler started a war that killed million sna dmillions. How many peeple have the Iranians killed? Al Queeda has more blood on its hands but still infinitesimle compared to Hitler. Next: Gaza is the world's largets terror base. No it isn't. It's the world's largest prison where over one million people are denied exit. Where women children are killed and men are subject to detention and beatings. Palestinians are not terrorists. They are resisting occupation. A right that they share with any occupied peoples. Before 1948 there was no Islamic Jihad, Hamas or Hizbollah. Why? because the Palestinians were free to live on their land.
2. Uzi, does Condi and, more importantly, Olmert care???
Avraham ,   NYC   (11.27.07)
3. Richard,1#, Do you know what revisionist history is?
Judah ,   Golan Heights,israel   (11.27.07)
4. #3
Richard ,   London UK   (11.27.07)
No. Tell me.
5. Brilliant and a Must Read
Brod ,   USA   (11.27.07)
Sharp and brilliant, Landau's message shines in the dark world of Antisemites and Islamist-Jihadists to expose their latent agenda and evil intentions against Israel. This article is a Must Read for Rice, Bush, Cheney, the Whole Administration and Congress, and Israel's leaders. May they see the light and say NO to the Tsunami of Jihadism that is trying to usurp Israel's biblical and historic homeland of Judea and Samaria and reduce Israel to a tiny indefensible enclave in the Middle East as a first step to achieving their Manifesto that calls for the destruction of Israel.
6. #1
"before 1948, there was no islamic jihad or terrorism"?, you say? how would you explain the hateful arab mobs killing jewish people in their settlements in the 20's and 30's? how owuld you explain the notorious haj amin al husseini producing bloody riots and pogroms against the jews in jerusalem and hebron prior to 1047? how owuld you explain the horrenduous living conditions, pogroms, death sentences, hangings, poverty, restrictions, dihimi status of all jews living in arab countries prior to 1948 where many were murdered and salughtered frequently and eventually were all thrown out from arab lands? how owuld you explain the inssesant muslim hate towards anything jewish for generations and generations. arab on jew slaughter has been well doccumented way way before the formation of israel.....read history. you are a revisionist, that is all.
7. Chamberlain was foolish, Rice is wicked
Adam M. ,   NYC   (11.27.07)
Chamberlain was very foolish and weak, and let himself be tricked and deceived. He did not intend the dire consequences that came of his mistakes. Rice intends to bring about the destruction of Israel, and is plotting to that end. She bullied Israel into weakening security against terrorists, and caused the deaths of Israelis. She could not care less. Nothing else could be expected from putting a puppet of the Oil-Saudi Mafia into the State Department.
8. Uzi, cut the crap
Secular Eagle   (11.27.07)
There's a reason you're an >>EX<< M.K. The people spoke and they don't want you so take your faux-wisdom and stuff it.
9. #1
Britain did appease Hitler. They figured Hitler could take Czechoslovakia as long as they left Britain alone to keep her troops in all of her colonies. It's a fact that Churchill ended up begging Roosevelt to enter the war to fight for Britain. Roosevelt allowed the attack on Pearl Harbor to convince the isolationist American public to enter the European war. As for your claim that there were no terrorists before 1948, you need to find out who the Kassam rocket was named for. However, I know you won't. You prefer a more creative approaach to history.
10. dont waste your breath Uzi
Tony M.   (11.27.07)
these people don't care about you, they serve a globalist elite - their goal: world domination
11. Churchill on Munich
John ,   USA   (11.27.07)
Winston Churchil speaking in the House of Commons after Munich: We have suffered a total and unmitigated defeat...you will find that in a period of time which may be measured by years, but may be measured by months, Czechoslovakia will be engulfed in the Nazi régime. We are in the presence of a disaster of the first magnitude...we have sustained a defeat without a war, the consequences of which will travel far with us along our road...we have passed an awful milestone in our history, when the whole equilibrium of Europe has been deranged, and that the terrible words have for the time being been pronounced against the Western democracies: "Thou art weighed in the balance and found wanting". And do not suppose that this is the end. This is only the beginning of the reckoning. This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigour, we arise again and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time.
12. What is the israeli alternative for peace?
Miguel Rodriguez ,   Isabela, Puerto Rico   (11.27.07)
In America we perceive israelis as the people that don t want peace! The question is: What is your alternative to estability, security and peace for all israeli and palestinian?
13. Israelis should never have gone to Annapolis
AK   (11.27.07)
Now is too late for the appeals to Bush and Rice. Those two are earning 300,000/hr speech fees and 6mil jews dead jews is no the millions demonstrating for their survival and letting Olmert know that he cannot return home after giving away Israel 's right to exist in Annapolis. It is israel that needs Churchill and not just the rest of the West? Why wasn't this article and many more like it published sooner?
14. Richard, the first war US fought was against Islamic jihad
AK   (11.27.07)
Islamic jihadist terrorists were terrorizing Europe and raiding as far North as Irland and Wales. You should know it as a European.
15. Miguel Rodriguez, why would you perceive Israel as guilty?
AK   (11.27.07)
To anyone watching the nightly news and reeading papers it should be obvious that the Arabs are terrorizing Izraelis and not the other way around. Why would you expect peace when the Arabs say that they want to destroy Israel?
dave ,   tel avai   (11.27.07)
17. #15
yosef ,   israel   (11.27.07)
Rodriguez sees Israel as guilty because he sees luminaries including as Dana Olmert, Aharon Barak, Machsom Watch and Shimon Peres blame Israel. He sees Olmert and Sharon say that jews should not live in Schem, Shilo, Hebron or anywhere in their homeland so he must conclude we are occupiers. He hears the Arabs speak with one voice "Jews Out. That is why.
18. Although Landau is 100% correct--he failed to address the co
Brooke   (11.27.07)
OIL !! The Saudis, the Bushes, the goal by globalists to have no countries, no borders.and only they will control the banks, natural resources and universal laws. A horrific fascists plot., playing out against Israel and the US's southern border with Mexico. The Asians just last week announced their own union, like the EU !! We are also supposed to believe that this is for an alliance of sunni arabs against Iran. These "world leaders" think we are stupid and we do not understand that shite Iran is more of a threat to them than Io Israel. Although Saudis refuse to shake Jewish hands they are using their hands to pray that US/Israel takes out their murderous enemy. Israel is in an incredibly strong position. But her corrupt and disgusting leaderrs are willing to play the grovelling game. Once again Israel--it is up to her citizens to rise up---massive civic strikes !! Do not leave the streets until this gov't is brought down. Enforce your treason laws already on the books for dividing Israel. Enact tough, long term prison sentences for corruption and graft. Annex the territories and show the world the proof of your divine deed on the Temple Mount--currently being desecrated against the Jewish proof. Tell the world you will not reward the Islamofascist terrorists with a state within your country's borders, especially when the rest of the world assists each other in hunting down and killing their Islamist terrorists. Israel unite, cripple the country, stay strong and pray the IDF supports you. G-d bless you!!
19. Path of Least Resistance
Joel K ,   SD, USA   (11.27.07)
Sadly, I believe that such fine essay with so much truth will likely fall on deaf ears. Jews, and now the Jews' representative, Israel, have apparently always been used as a "path of least resistance" when it came to many non-Jews coping with the problems they created or faced. Rice, and a swarming mass of leftists and closeted anti-Semites, at best, dominate U.S. State Department policy. And, as such, Rice will use Israel as the "path of least resistance" without hesistation---it has been a tradition for many non-Jews. Israel, the Jew's representative in the world will have to pay the price for all the failures that many non-Jewish elites made in standing up to Islamic terror and the Arab world. Israel/the Jew is the soft touch that rarely bites back enough, if at all, when it is raped and abused. The Arab, on the other hand, bites back savagely. Therefore, the Jew /Israel that must sacrafice to make help the non-Jew's dream of peace on earth materialize. When the Jew/Israel decides that it no longer wants to be the "path of least resistance", the Jew/Israel may secure its place in the world as an equal and acceptable member. Until, then, the Jew/Israel will remain the "gift that keeps on giving", regardless of the cost in life, liberty and property.
20. If israeli want peace it have to give up something
Miguel Rodriguez ,   Isabela, Puerto Rico   (11.28.07)
Israel problems is the hard core line of be a jewist only state, excluding the others people! Can Israel state be a protector of the jew with out be a prision camp to palestinians? Do israelis want peace? How can israeli achive peace with palestinian with out violence from the israeli side? Can you restrain for a minute in this process?
21. Please address the question: Do Israelis want peace?
miguel Rodriguez ,   isabela, Puerto Rico   (11.28.07)
Please address the question: What is the israeli alternative for estability, security and peace? Are Someone can address this simple open question??
22. Do you think the conflict is about borders or
Guy   (11.28.07)
they just don't want us to exist? You leftists hypocrits how stupid and naive can you be? Uzi is absolutly right. A few months ago bush critisized Pelosi for going to syria, now he has no problem kissing their behind.
23. Thank you
arthur ,   jersey city   (11.28.07)
This entire charade is at Israels expense. The Saudis need not stop their Wahabbi terror schools or acknowledge Israel. Syria was promised the Golan just to show upIt has taken 100 years but they are on the verge of victory
24. If Israel wants peace it must kill more Hamas/Fatah
Haim ,   New York   (11.28.07)
Then Israel will have peace. But untill Fatah/Hamas and other gangs are not killed there will never be any peace.
25. Miguel Rodriguez #21
Brod ,   USA   (11.28.07)
Your question is simplistic. It shows that you know nothing about the history, nature, agenda and modus operandi of Islamist-Jihadism. I would suggest you read some good books that will give you a foundation to understanding the complexity of the region. Read "Islam and Terrorism" by Mark A. Gabriel, PhD, "Religion of Peace?" by Gregory M. Davis, PhD, "Leaving Islam" edited by Ibn Warraq, "Why I Left Jihad" by Walid Shoebat, "Because They Hate" by Brigitte Gabriel, "Preachers of Hate" by Kenneth R. Timmerman, "The Force of Reason" by Oriana Fallaci, and "The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam" by Robert Spencer.
26. Idiot Richard in London learn your history
Ilan ,   Ariel   (11.28.07)
Churchill in Commons Oct. 5th 1938: "We are in the presence of a disaster of the first magnitude which has befallen Great Britain and France. Do not let us blind ourselves to that. It must now be accepted that all the countries of Central and Eastern Europe will make the best terms they can with the triumphant Nazi Power. The system of alliances in Central Europe upon which France has relied for her safety has been swept away, and I can see no means by which it can be reconstituted." "And do not suppose that this is the end. This is only the beginning of the reckoning.This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup which will be proffered to us year by year unless by a supreme recovery of moral health and martial vigour, we arise again and take our stand for freedom as in the olden time. "
27. To Richard
Jon D. ,   Toronto, Canada   (11.28.07)
I'm tired of seeing comments from people like you; I'm a Jew and as such I read on-line Israeli newspaper to be in touch with what's happening in Israel. What's your excuse? I'm sick of hearing the same people yelling noise--they just keep on repeating the same old tired anti-Semitic, anti-Zionistic, anti-Israel and virulent Jewish hatred propaganda! Not only that but some have even posted with fake sounding Jewish names--now that's really sick! Back in the summer 2006, there was a poster giving the name of Dr. and used the last name...something like Goldstein. This doctor (yeah...right) who was posting from Britain said he son was doing his military service in the racist IDF! And that although he's proud of his son, he's disgusted with the IDF at targeting Lebanese civilians with illegal weapons of war (i.e white phosphorous)! With every peace summit, with every IDF defensive attack, with every new news event that bashes Israel, these same people leech around every Israeli on-line newspaper and post the same old crap! I know why as a Jew I log onto these web sites but Richard why do you? I'll tell you why, you hate Jews so much that your obsession has kicked into overdrive! You choose to specifically spend your time reading Jewish on-line newspapers in order to further arouse and reinforce your hatred of Jews! But that would already be proof enough of a twisted obsession with the target of that which you hate but you have to go that one more step further. It's not enough, it's akin to snorting a hit of cocaine; you need to combine drugs and intravenously inject them in order to keep up your high! In this case, your high is to demonstrate to those dastardly Jews that you personally are going to tell what's really the truth and that these f&%king Jews can't get away with their lies! So you need to write something and post it in order to show your moral superiority over these damn Jews! You know what Richard, do yourself a favour and get help! Your psyche is so toxic right now that I have absolutely no doubts that your type of obsessional driven personality has gotten you into alot of problems with other people! To focus one's attention on his/her subject of hate so intently that he/she misidentifies and sympathizes with the worldwide Arabic movement of violent radical Islam; this is on the grand scale of insanity! I don't know why you hate Jews and personally, I don't give a sh*t! But you definitely have the signs of an anti-social personality disorder! If a girl rejected you rather than move on with your life, you would fixate on her. You wouldn't stalk her, you would go out of your way to confront her in order to show how superior you are to her! You would wouldn't do this is just once, you would keep on doing it more and more and in socially inappropriate situations like when she's on a date with another man. Richard, you're really quite sick in that your obsession with hating Jews has taken you to this level but many foreigners have come to Israel just to kill Jews! Is that your next step? Because honestly you need to step back from your current level of obsessional hatred of Jews and get a life! Your first step is to not reply to me. Your second step is to stop waisting your time on the Internet reading Jewish on-line newspapers. And third and most importantly is to see if this type of inappropriate obsession behavioural patterns have been adversely affecting other portions of your personal life--if they have, you'd better get some professional help immediately!! The last thing the world needs is another person with an emotional obsessive personality disorder who is also an anti-Semite!!!
28. Miguel Rodriguez, ask Arabs what they offer for peace
AK ,   NY   (11.28.07)
Israelis have been giving in since 1993 and got murder, terrorism and more demands in response, but never peace. There isn't even one single obligation the Arabs fulfilled pursuant to prior agreements signed at our previous Presidents’ insistence, thus only an idiot would expect a different outcome this time. Only this time it is somewhat different, this time they're going for a kill and we, the United Sates have roped the Israelis in and are holding them down for those killers. Yes, I feel responsibility for what my country is doing and so should you because the blood of those Israeli Jews will be on our hands even as Arabs will be wielding those knives. The only possibility to achieve peace would be to transfer those Arabs from Judea, Samaria and Gaza to Jordan, Egypt and Syria, where they came from and given the fact that neither Israel not Palestine can exist and thrive in such a small area and then get rid of UNWRA, a propagator of that bogus 'refugee' myth. Did you know that to qualify as a ‘Palestinian refugee’ in perpetuity all you had to do is to reside 2 years? Yeah, all you do is live 2year in Haifa, coming down from Lebanon, and your great-grandchildren will be refugees getting UNWRA welfare check. Does this answer your question, Rodriguez?
29. #1 what comes to my mind is not nazis, but pali terrorists
jack bauer ,   CTU HQ LA USA   (11.28.07)
when munich is mentioned my mind thinks of the olympics where palistinians butchered the jewish athletes attending the games. Defiling a games where everyone is supposed to put away their differences in order to compete on the fields of play! Instead they chose to murder all the jews they could! Richard, you need to pull your head out of you *** before it gets permanently stuck in there what so called"occupation" justified the athletes being butchered? you my "non-friend" are a islamofascist loving nitwit
30. Ms.Rice,would you like to be remembered as the Chamberlain..
Psalms 83 ,   Selah   (11.28.07)
Ms. Rice, would you like to be remembered as the Chamberlain of the 21st Century? Yes That is a destinct possibility ... I hope she and Bush have concidered that may be thier legacy
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