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Ken Burch

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12. Questioning the importance of the fact that these doctors are Israeli has nothing to do
Sun Apr 21, 2013, 05:37 PM
Apr 2013

with what anyone knows or feels about Israel.

It's not as if what these doctors are doing here justifies the Occupation or the settlements, or as if Netanyahu somehow deserves credit for this.

Doctors treat the wounded. Most of them, wherever they are from, feel obligated to do that, and virtually all put politics or nationality aside at such a time.

There's really no reason to use what these doctors are doing for "point-scoring" on the I/P issue. What they are doing is outside of politics or nationality. I'm glad they ARE treating the man, and doing so properly, but not sure why it matters that they are Israeli. Doctors are just doctors, and that's how it should be.

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