Of all the “peoples” who have presented to the world their claims to peoplehood, and some from that also lay claim to a right to statehood — from the Tibetans, to the Basques, to the Bretons, to the Kurds, to the Berbers, to the Ibos of Nigeria (who tried in the Biafra War to defend their independent state of Biafra) — it is the “Palestinian people” who have been most single-minded and successful.
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At formal ceremonies, private gatherings and quiet visits to military cemeteries around the country, more than a million Israelis paused this Monday to remember 23,544 IDF soldiers who died during their military service. Since last Yom Hazikaron (Memorial Day), a total of 60 soldiers died and 37 disabled veterans succumbed to their war injuries and were recognized as fallen soldiers.