Burston's dishonesty - "Hewlett Packard, Motorola Solutions, and Caterpillar, three American corporations doing business in Israel" ... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alfred
    • 13.05.12 | 14:20 (IDT)

    The issue was not doing business in Israel, but selling products that specifically aid and enable the occupation. Caterpillar, for instance, makes bulldozers that demolish houses and crush to death demonstrators named Rachel Corrie. I would have thought that Burston could have been a little bit better, a little bit more honest in this respect. Especially when accusing others of dishonest rhetoric. Boycotting occupation is not the same as boycotting Israel. These companies were to be punished for aiding specific crimes, not for dealing with Israel itself. The many other companies that merely traded with Israel would be untouched.

    from the article: The progressive who paints Israel as a genocidal Nazi state
    First published 09:13 13.05.12 | Last updated 09:13 13.05.12
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