As newcomers to the Middle East (Israelis being roughly 90% immigrants, 10% indigenous) it behooves them to enter their new neighbourhood with sensitivity, understanding, and modesty. On the contrary, Israelis have barged in, pushing the indigenous Palestinians out. The world sees this and rightly condemns it. Thank God there are Israelis like Amira, and her colleague journalists at Haaretz, who tell it like it is. The amazing thing is the resistance of the general Israeli public to these truths. Tyrannies can be popular. Generally brainwashing dominates. The only cure is telling the truth. Bravo Amira!
U.S., allies stage 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq (Reuters)
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