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I have this, and Twitter. You haven’t been banned or silenced from either.

There is also a Telegram channel.

Unlike this and Twitter, there are rules there, posted as you enter.

If you got banned there—the channel is moderated—it’s because you broke a rule. And we don’t ban without warning, which means you broke a rule twice, once after being told not to.

Now kindly stop spreading lies about me not having the guts to confront dipshits like you and Montana.

Fucking document your allegations, or shut the fuck up.

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Do me a favor, please.

Document a lie. One lie. Just one.

Show my statement of fact.

Then, with irrefutable documentation, prove it a lie.

Just one.

That’s all.

And when you fail to do so, kindly shut the fuck up.

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I’m just curious if you read the same article I wrote.

I mean the entire article, in full context.

Or are you in selective outrage mode?

It was a military raid, not an act of terrorism.

But you’d know that if you read the article.

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Why lie? You’re still here. Not muted, canceled. Say what you need to say.

But don’t fucking lie.

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Allow me to introduce you to CLA.

https://www.gov.il/en/departments/units/gaza_district_coordination_and_liaison_office

Nothing happens of significance inside Gaza that doesn’t go through the CLA.

It’s like a colonial occupation authority, because that’s what it is.

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I find it difficult to see how Hamas goes from being extraordinarily well prepared and competent on October 7, to bumbling and incompetent later, while fighting on terrain they designed for this purpose.

I also find it hard to square how Israel went from being utterly incompetent to the epitome of professionalism literally overnight.

I’m also struck by Sy’s source talking about the political future of Netanyahu. I don’t see a political future for Netanyahu.

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In the time it took you to write this screed you could have done a basic search to verify most if not all the sources that factually sustain the points made in this article.

I assume most people who read my articles are familiar with the topic at hand. None of my assertions are from outlier sources, but rather mainstream, often Israeli, sources.

The details about October 7 aren’t the driver for this article—like I said, they are readily available to anyone with a passing familiarity of the issues.

My article was focused on the military nature of the Hamas action, and the consequences of such.

I guess you missed that by focusing on the non-existent links.

Like the forest for the trees.

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That Hamas is a political party recognized by Israel as representing the interests of the Palestinian people. That any governing body must act in the interests of those they govern. That Israel is engaged in an ongoing occupation of Palestine deemed illegal by the UN. That Hamas is resisting that occupation using the means available. That Hamas is not a terrorist organization, but a legitimate resistance movement.

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My article is a compendium of multiple sources combined with original analysis.

Sy's article is simply his recitation of the opinions of two sources, one Israeli, one American.

Sy is an experienced journalist, and I'm sure he vetted his sources before committing to their narrative.

This narrative differs greatly from my own assessment of the situation.

I'm thousands of miles removed from the problem, and I don't have well informed inside sources.

But I'm a pretty good analyst with a solid track record.

History will show who is right.

I will say that there are many errors in the narrative put forward by Sy's sources. But that doesn't mean their conclusions are wrong.

I just don't support their conclusions.

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Exceptional, Scott. I feel compelled to support your work.

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Earlier today I read the transcript of the interview of Michael Hudson by Ben Norton. Dr. Hudson is a brilliant authority on Geoecomics and Geopolitics. It was a long transcript which went in great detail about American foreign policy, how the USA is trying to hold on to its hegemony and the pivotal role the Zionist Apartheid State plays in West Asia/Middle East. Hudson explained how the project of domination was to proceed by military destruction of Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Lebanon and finally Iran. 4 down, 3 to go but Russia and China are now throwing a wrench in the works of the Anglo-Zionist Empire of Lies and Hate. The jig is up and the Multipolar World Majority has taken note.

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I had to interrupt my reading to comment on Scott's distinction between a terrorist attack and a military raid. It's spot on, thank you.

I have been very uncomfortable with the characterization of the Hamas raid as terrorism. In spite of the Western narrative, Hamas is not really a terrorist organization. Like it or not, they currently govern Gaza and like most governing bodies, they have a military wing.

Apparently, they decided that now was the time to launch their raid on Israel. IMNSHO, the trigger was the violation of the Al-Aqsa mosque by the Orthodox Jews. There were certainly other considerations in the strategy behind the raid, e.g., stopping the Saudi/Israeli rapprochement, but they could not let the attacks on the mosque go unanswered.

Stay safe.

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Netanyahu and the Zionist are certainly guilty of everything Scott lays out. But little of none of the inhumanity they have inflicted on the Arab would have been possible without the amoral backing of one U.S. administration after another. A vivid companion piece to Scott's courageious essay is Ben Norton's interview yesterday with the blunt-speaking American economist Michael Hudson, who lays out the long, sordid history of how the U.S. has used Israel as a sledgehammer to control the Middle East. https://geopoliticaleconomy.com/2023/11/12/why-us-support-israel-geopolitics-michael-hudson/

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GREAT read, I respect the Palestinian people and now completely despise all zionists, whether they are jewish or not. Hamas HAD NO CHOICE but to do this attack, or their dream of a Palestinian state would have been gone forever. The zionists are literally digging their own graves.

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Scott, when you are right, you're right. Happens a lot :)

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Scott, I can't agree with you more. I had to laugh at Torrance Stephens phD when he wrote the demonstrations in the USA on November 10th and 11th were pro-Hamas demonstrations. Stephens is a Neocon who doesn't know what he wrote about or lied. The demonstrations were pro-Palestinian, for Palestinian statehood and against the genocidal behavior of the Zio-Nazi Apartheid State of Israel led by Likud.

Semper Fi, Sir.

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