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    • Brian
    • 02.04.11 | 10:36 (IDT)

    Criticism of Israel is not necessarily anti-Semitic (or more correctly, anti-Jewish) regardless of the source, but in a lot of cases the two are inextricably linked, just as criticism of Iran or Saudi Arabia isn't necessarily anti-Islam, even though those two are also linked. Great article by Mr Burg. Now, I'm expecting the usual tirade from the right calling him a self-hating Jew, a Jewish (and Israeli) self hating Jew. Are are the rebels in Lybia, self hating Muslims or self hating Arabs? I think not. But if the terms had an established meaning in the middle east, then Ghaddafi would be using it now, rather than raising the spectre or Al Qaida or crusades.

    from the article: When the walls come tumbling down
    First published 11:37 01.04.11 | Last updated 11:37 01.04.11
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