an intellectual tour de force, but insanity nonetheless - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CB
    • 18.05.11 | 08:36 (IDT)

    Discussion of what kind of state killing is legitimate while completely overlooking and failing to mention the fundamental and profound injustice that is at the root of it all strikes me as madness. A rational and calm discourse taking place about proper tactics for great military power wreaking destruction over peoples that are essentially destitute - isn't this insanity in the first degree? Great injustice gives birth to a hydra of opposition whose heads can take any form. Is there a point to speaking of the right and wrong way to cut off the heads when the injustice remains? People have been rotting in over 50 refugee camps since 1948. Please discuss.

    from the article: 'Goldstone Report failed to address difficulties of asymmetric warfare'
    First published 02:29 18.05.11 | Last updated 02:29 18.05.11
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