Close call to imprison Chomsky - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Barney
    • 19.05.10 | 05:22 (IDT)

    The government of Israel actually considered placing Chomsky under arrest and placing him in jail for criminal incitement against the state of Israel, but decided that this was not the time to do it since Chomsky's views coincide actually with President Obama's views and concerns. Israeli citizens need to come to realistic terms with these zealots and extremists who are doing harm to Israel's long range interests. Like it or not, Israel's presence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is illegal, and will not be tolerated by the entire world for much longer. 60 years of this with Israeli state terrorism against the Palestinians has gone on long enough. And the vast majority of Americans are getting wise to the perfidious maneuvers of Israel to land grab and avoid peace in the region, at the expense of European and American security. Israel needs to retract to the '48 boundaries and be thankful/grateful for the UN mandate to establish Israel in the first place.

    from the article: Declaring war on the intellect - Israel and Noam Chomsky
    First published 02:35 18.05.10 | Last updated 02:35 18.05.10
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