The celebrations of the 59th Independence Day in
If we turn back the clock some 60 odd years ago what would we find?
At the end of WW2, many European Jews had been languishing in British concentration camps for up to 5 years, as
Although the UN voted to partition
They failed and in the wake of their defeat the conflict in the Middle East has been allowed to fester on, deliberately stoked by local rulers, but the existence of Israel is a constant reminder that the use of military force to solve political problems will not succeed, and how the perseverance of the Israelis in the face of constant and unnecessary conflict should be applauded.
Roll on 60![PS: Israel is that really small country, middle to top left on that map]