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It Turns Out Hamas Didn’t Kidnap and Kill the 3 Israeli Teens After All

When the bodies of three Israeli teenagers, kidnapped in the West Bank, were found late last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not mince words. "Hamas is responsible, and Hamas will pay," he said, initiating a campaign that eventually escalated into the present conflict in the region.

But now, officials admit the kidnappings were not Hamas's handiwork after all.

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/07/hamas-didnt-kid...

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Israel is like a spoiled kid picking on his sibling

Every chance Israel gets, it plays each card to the maximum effect. Behaving like a sibling that portrays himself as innocent to mom and dad, but when mom and dad look away he is pinching and provoking his brother, accusing brother of things he didn't do, making brother look like a violent baddy in the eyes of mommy and daddy...

^This is exactly how Israel acts, Israel being the cunning child, and the US being mommy and daddy.

And Israel TAKES EVERY OPPORTUNITY IT CAN to "look like the innocent child and make Islam look bad."

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Don't get me wrong. I know the history, and I know "What Muslims believe."

A big part of Islam is INTOLERANCE AND HATRED TOWARDS NON-MUSLIMS... So Muslims are NOT EXACTLY a peaceful group even when left alone.

BUT you gotta call a spade a spade and make sure you can see straight. ISRAEL is throwing EVERY DIRTY TRICK POSSIBLE out there:

False-flags, Jewish and Zionist owned media outlets releasing hit pieces and Jewish biased pieces, blocking out reporters and fair coverage and reporting.... YOU NAME IT.

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So NEITHER SIDE is EXACTLY what we might consider "good" in the first place.

THE WHOLE SITUATION NEEDS TO BE LEFT TO ITSELF, let them fight amongst themselves and deceive their own people, not ours.

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These teens were just the pretext to attack Gaza. NO one in Gaza could have touched or harm those teenagers. Gaza is a prison there would have been no way to get to the West Bank from Gaza because of the occupation.

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Palestinian youths shot dead on camera

Lost in the fog of propaganda is this incident on May 15:

Before 3 Israeli teens were killed, 2 Palestinian teens were murdered in cold blood
Shooting deaths of two Palestinian teens forgotten amid the killing of 3 Israeli teens. Israel deflected debate after CNN released video of Israeli soldier killing unarmed boys; murders weren’t condemned.

http://www.adsagainstapartheid.com/before-3-israeli-teens-we...

Palestinian youths shot dead on camera CNN Video
http://edition.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/05/22...

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

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Who Started ‘the Cycle of Violence’ in Palestine?

And who keeps it going?
by Justin Raimondo

'So why did the Israeli government lie about the "kidnapping"? Look at the context: the US had recently recognized the Fatah-Hamas unity government and Tel Aviv had taken the brunt of the blame for the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. It was a no-brainer, as far as the Israelis were concerned: why not use the murder to exert maximum political leverage on Washington, launch fresh attacks on the Palestinians, and score a few much-needed propaganda points?

The Israelis not only kept the murder of the three boys secret, they also kept the identities of the accused Palestinians under wraps for two weeks. Why?

Because the two brothers implicated in the murder are members of a clan known to be a "rogue" element in Hamas, having defied the wishes of the Hamas leadership on repeated occasions. Hamas would have no motive for the murder, unless the leadership wanted to sacrifice the real political gains they have made on the West Bank for the "satisfaction" of executing three Israeli teens.

The Israeli deception allowed them a pretext to carry out a military operation that otherwise would’ve been seen for just what it was and is: pure vengeance directed at those who had nothing to do with – and nothing to gain from – the murders.'

http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2014/07/08/who-started-th...

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

Not much for facts disproving anything in this article

But then again, it's not like there was any real evidence given by Israel to begin with.

Just continues the speculation really.

1000 deaths over speculation about 3 deaths.

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Kidnapped Teens used by Netanyahu to whip up racist frenzy

Israel-Palestine: Netanyahu Government Knew Kidnapped Teens were Dead as it Whipped Up Racist Frenzy

By Max Blumenthal
Global Research, July 09, 2014

From the moment three Israeli teens were reported missing last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country’s military-intelligence apparatus suppressed the flow of information to the general public. Through a toxic blend of propaganda, subterfuge and incitement, they inflamed a precarious situation, manipulating Israelis into supporting their agenda until they made an utterly avoidable nightmare inevitable.

Israeli police, intelligence officials and Netanyahu knew within hours of the kidnapping and murder of the three teens that they had been killed. And they knew who the prime suspects were less than a day after the kidnapping was reported.

Rather than reveal these details to the public, Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence agency imposed a gag order on the national media, barring news outlets from reporting that the teens had almost certainly been killed, and forbidding them from revealing the identities of their suspected killers. The Shin Bet even lied to the parents of the kidnapped teens, deceiving them into believing their sons were alive.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-palestine-netanyahu-gove...

http://www.dailypaul.com/322195/israel-palestine-netanyahu-g...

If Wars Can Be Started by Lies, They Can Be Stopped By Truth.

They were just waiting

They were just waiting to go an yet another murderous rampage in Gaza and this gave them the excuse. In the fog of war it won't matter if Hamas was guilty or not.

So wait, where in that article does it say that

Israel admitted to anything.

Here's the tweet by this so called journalist:
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After Israel's top leadership exhaustively blamed Hamas for kidnap of 3 teens, they've now admitted killers were acting as "lone cell."

So which Israeli source 'admitted' that the killers where from a lone cell?

Listen, Israel offered no evidence whatsoever that those kids where killed by Hamas which is what resulted in this latest murderous spree but this precise article is blatant sensationalist propaganda!

C'mon DP I expect better.

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

Well spotted.

Sadly is what it is.

Complete and utter Bull...

To quote the article:

"Sheera Frenkel was among the first to suggest that it was unlikely that Hamas was behind the deaths of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frenkel, and Eyal Yifrach. Citing Palestinian sources and experts the field, Frenkel reported that kidnapping three Israeli teens would be a foolish move for Hamas."

This is nothing more than a flat denial by "Palestinian sources", i.e.- Hamas.

You title claims that "it turns out". No, it doesn't. All this article has is a few people's opinions that they don't think Hamas would've done it (naïve, or lying), and denials on from the Palestinian side. No objective sources have made this ridiculous claim. The stupid, misinformation article then claims "Hamas signed an agreement with Palestinian Authorities...", when Hamas IS the Palestinian Authority, they were elected to control Palestinian 'Parliament'.

This article is pure propaganda.

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Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

If you are going to bomb in

If you are going to bomb in revenge for a crime, you better have proof.

You ignore evidence you don't like

Here's what is known:

"Within a few days of the kidnapping, the Israeli government already had two likely suspects. Marwan Qawasmeh and Amar Abu Aisha are two members of the so-called ‘Qawasmeh clan’ of Hebron, a group that is said to pay little heed to what Hamas has to say and that often acts in ways that are counter to Hamas’ goals. According to Israeli journalist Shlomi Eldar, the group has a tendency to attack (or try to attack) Israeli targets specifically during ceasefires. Eldar states:

“Each time Hamas had reached an understanding with Israel about a cease-fire or period of calm, at least one member of the family has been responsible for planning or initiating a suicide attack, and any understandings with Israel, achieved after considerable effort, were suddenly laid waste. If there is a single family throughout the PA territories whose actions can be blamed for Israel’s assassination of the political leadership of Hamas, it is the Qawasmeh family of Hebron.”

In other words, Hamas did not do it.

But they lauched rockets and killed Israeli children...

....so that makes it ok, right?

WRT dead children, it's kinda

WRT dead children, it's kinda one-sided the other way, ain't it?

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

I can find no record of Israeli children killed by rockets

Israeli children have been killed by Palestinian vigilantes, by infiltrating terrorists, by suicide bombers, but NOT by rockets. In the last 6 years, attacks against Israeli children have been exceedingly rare.

On the other hand, hundreds of Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis, including by rockets, tank shells, bombs, and sniper fire.

But they, the Israelis, must be able to defend themselves against little boys playing soccer, right?

No matter. The Israelis are

No matter. The Israelis are students of politics, and in this case the thing to do was best articulated by Clintonista Rahm Emanuel "You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Your absolutely right wacko bird

Whether or not Hamas Kidnapped the Israeli teens or not is irrelevant. This retaliation by Israel against the Palestinians was going to happen irregardless of who was ultimately was found responsible. Because as wacko bird quoting Rahm Emanuel said "You never let a serious crisis go to waste." To me the whole affair looks like a fundamental lack of respect for human life.