#7 Liliane, Jewish "homeland" not state... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • James Hovland
    • 02.01.10 | 20:55 (IST)

    You need to be very aware that ethnic cleansing is not an acceptable means of establishing a Jewish majority. The propaganda was rather effective back when TV was high tech but the world has clearly changed. It's not just a bunch of isolated Palestinians, or a destabilized region that you're up against. Most importantly, it's not just TV, radio or print that informs us now. Time is not on your side, and the propaganda successes of your past have put you in a very weak position. Welcome to the information age. New question are being asked daily. Did Palestine ever belong to some British Lord? Any nation among the league of conquerers that divided the land? Israel's opportunity to settle this issues is slipping away faster than you can imagine. If we use 1948 as a discussion point Israel can almost be seen as legitimate, but if we go back to 1917, that legitimacy really becomes questionable. Pay attention, because the propaganda machines are falling. The front line just moved forward.

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    First published 17:56 02.01.10 | Last updated 20:00 02.01.10
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