From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Mon Mar 13 2006 - 16:06:23 EST
Sorry that was a typo, the media portrayed both the IRA and the UVF and UDA as equally terrorist. -----Original Message----- From: OPE-L on behalf of Paul Cockshott Sent: Mon 3/13/2006 9:03 PM To: OPE-L@SUS.CSUCHICO.EDU Subject: Re: [OPE-L] The ideology of capitalist decline and decadence In the case of Israel/Palestine, the journalistic portrayals become totally bizarre - if the IDF razes buildings, fires rockets on cars or persecutes Palestinians, this is "self-defence" but if Palestinians do it, it is "terrorism". So Hamas is a "terrorist" organisation, but the Israeli state isn't. It's the same in Ireland - the IRA are terrorists, but the Ulstermen aren't. What a load of codswallop. ------------------------ Jurrian what you say about Isreal is accurate enough, but the general media portrail of Northern Ireland was that both the IRA and the UDF were equally terrorist organisations.
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