#43 Mark of Lewiston - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Der Zweifler
    • 19.09.09 | 05:42 (IDT)

    I suggest you try to attain a level of moral reflection that allows you to examine your own country critically and objectively rather than draw specious and self-serving distinctions with other countries that do not in fact hold up to critical examination. Chomsky writes that "the United States is a leading outlaw state, totally unconstrained by international law" (What We Say Goes, 2007, p. 1). He in no way lets Israel (or Britain or Turkey or Saudi Arabia) off the hook, but unlike you he has the integrity to recognize that one-sided criticism of Israel like yours has as its real function "to exonerate the United States of responsibility" (Perilous Power, 2009, p. 68).

    from the article: Netanyahu asks world to reject Goldstone findings
    First published 21:43 17.09.09 | Last updated 22:02 03.10.09
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