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Hausheer 1 Kristin Hausheer ENG 325-01 Professor Uraizee 14 October 2010 Midterm Exam Essay Question 3 : Socio-Political Motivations for Young Palestinians to Become Suicide Bombers Khaled tells me of life on the West Bank. He tells me that Israel prevents Palestinians from achieving their full potential. “The media depicts them as victims, but this cannot be further from the truth. We are helpless against their military strength. We are the victims. They, the oppressors”. He also tells me of his closest friend, Said. These two young men volunteered themselves for a suicide mission in Tel Aviv. At the last minute, Khaled had a change of heart. Said tricked his friend and leapt from their escape vehicle before Khaled could stop him. Now Said sits in jail, having failed to complete the mission. He was caught onboard a crowded bus by Israeli security with a bomb strapped to his chest, the detonator in his hand. Despite his forceful talk of Israeli atrocities, Khaled remains subdued on the topic of suicide-bombing. “The experience taught me to cherish the life I have been given. By killing, I am no different than my
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