Beinart is right, as usual, on the pluses and minuses - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jonathan Wolf
    • 05.03.14 | 20:54 (IST)

    Beinart is precisely on point as always. When I watched Bibi's speech on C-SPAN, I experienced the usual mix of emotions: pride at his (mostly) justifiable boasting and patriotism, but also unease at his unself-critical triumphalism. [e.g., when he declared Israel the only country in the region which has conquered the problem of water. It is instead accurate, I think, that the aquifers have been plundered, that pollution is rife, and that desalinization is no miracle cure]. There is much for AIPAC, and all of us, to celebrate, but also much to correct.

    from the article: AIPAC speech pits Netanyahu vs. Herzl on the nature of moral divides
    First published 18:45 05.03.14 | Last updated 18:45 05.03.14
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