Thursday, August 31, 2006

Galloway says Israel poisoning West-Islam ties

At least someone speaks the truth!! Now watch how he gets attacked for being man enough to stand up and say it!

(Reuters) - Maverick politician George Galloway urged Western governments on Thursday to reduce tensions with the Muslim world by pressuring Israel to withdraw from Arab land in the wake of its invasion of southern Lebanon. Galloway said Israel's 39-year occupation of swathes of Arab territory had spurred militants to attack the West.

"The poison which circulates as a result of this unresolved conflict is poisoning our own lives in the West and making our people more endangered," Galloway told a news conference at the end of a visit to Lebanon and Syria.

A critic of Prime Minister Tony Blair, Galloway was expelled from the Labour Party for his outspoken opposition to the Iraq war. Last year he became a member of parliament for the anti-war Respect party. Read More: Link


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