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Ilhan Omar's obsession with Israel and the Jews.
Rafael Castro, October 2017:
"Recognizing Israel as the Jewish homeland involves accepting the Zionist narrative. 1) #IlhanOmar #Israel #JewishHomeland #Zionism
#Jews
For Muslims, this means engaging with Jewish history and Jewish scriptures on historical terms-not Islamic terms. Doing so leads to recognition that Judaism predates Islam and that Islam appropriated prophetic traditions from Judaism.
2) #JewishHistory
#JudaismPredatesIslam
"For Israel, making peace with Muslim nations is a diplomatic achievement. For Muslim nations, accepting Zionism concedes the precedence of Judaism over Islam.
3) #Israel #diplomaticachievement #Islam #acceptanceofprecedence
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1. Given China's #recenthistory, did anyone truly think "#OneCountryTwoSystems" would work?
This is another legacy of #colonialism, where the #colonizers, enriched by its #extractivemethods, left its colonized with false promises of hope encased in #emptyidealisticrehtoric while
2. #extricatingitself from its responsibility of both #equalapplication as well as protection.
Though operationally different, this reminds me of the #divisionofIndia post #Britishretreat.
Though I'd urge #China, #HongKong and #Taiwan to learn from the destructive and
3. regionally destabilizing results of India's (and Pakistan's subsequent) division, I'm afraid that #politicalselfinterest will dominate over #thegreatergood and the thoughtful and peaceful overcoming of #EastAsia's #coloniallegacy.
If only #humanrights had the magnetism of
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