#136, sorry but he is marginal in even his own field - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Danny - Israeli one
    • 19.02.07 | 11:17 (IST)

    It is only the wholely prejudiced who believe what he has to say. Even Shlaim - his Phd examiner and someone who by no stretch of the imagination is blindly pro-Israeli - considers him to be beyond the pale. What miniscule credibility he had disappeared with the Tantura affair and when he writes a book that has Deir Yassin - possibily THE most famous event of 1948 - in the suburbs of Haifa, a miles away from it real location just outside Jerusalem then you have to question his accuracy. Luckily, he gets in first and says in same book: "my bias is apparent despite the desire of my peers that I stick to facts and the `truth` when reconstructing past realities. I view any such construction as vain and presumptuous." - sound like a crusader for the truth? A man whose work is unquestioningly accepted by the "world"? PS hate to break this to you, but the vast majority of the world doesn't care about Israel/Palestine, much as you and I might wish otherwise.

    from the article: A la intifada comme a la intifada
    First published 00:00 18.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.02.07
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