Is the occupation behind the current violence? – Alon Ben-Meir – The Huffington Post Australia 30.10.15
The most troubling issue is that successive Israeli governments remained blind and refused to connect much of the Palestinian violence to the occupation; what is worst is that the Israeli public has largely bought into the fallacy of this argument.
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And for a Palestinian’s view see: Upheaval in Palestine and Israel: occupation and beyond – Mahmoud Jabari – Ma’an News Agency 02.12.15
While violence should never be condoned nor justified, the decision by young Palestinians, most 17-22 years old, to resort to violence must be carefully examined.