Saturday, November 24, 2012

“Rogue is soft. Israel is a criminal state!"

"... Like so much of the language that journalists use about Israel, ever frightened of being called anti-Semitic, “rogue” is soft. Israel is a criminal state.No other country has such a record of lawlessness. Israel has defied hundreds of United Nations resolutions.
The right of Palestinians to return to their homeland, the most basic right of all human beings, has been reaffirmed at least 135 times as “the will of the international community”, yet has been defied contemptuously.
Israel has a Godfather, the United States, which uses it to guard America’s empire in the Middle East.
“We have never had it so good,” said an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman in 2006. “The hasbara effort (propaganda) is a well-oiled machine.”
Relentless propaganda that presents Israel as perpetual victim has seeped into western consciousness to such a degree an openly piratical attack on a ship carrying humanitarian aid is described by the BBC’s diplomatic correspondent merely as a “potential public relations disaster for Israel”. ..."

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