In rather a good article on The Electronic Intifada, today, 'Taken for a Ride by the Israeli Left', Steven Friedman and Virginia Tilley take on the Uri Avnery article I mentioned in 'Three little syllables' the other day.
Here's an extract:
The result of this conundrum is moral chaos. While bald ravings about ethnic cleansing by racists like Avigdor Lieberman are considered repellent, the earlier ethnic cleansing that gave birth to Isr
It takes a special kind of denial to hold onto this worldview, especially in light of fresh histories like Ilan Pappe's The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, which demolish the soothing fantasy that
And here’s a link to Jonathan Cook’s latest, ‘Turmoil in Tel-Aviv’.
The danger is that Olmert may hope to find a way out of his loss of credibility in other ways, not least by encouraging ever greater Isr