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    • r cummings
    • 06.12.09 | 13:50 (IST)

    I wouldn't say Israel is increasingly out of touch with international standards of human rights, self-righteously oblivious to the contempt of the rest of the world. It's even worse! It is self-righteously and viciously contemptuous of all morality, international laws, human rights, Arabs, allies and anyone else who objects to its behaving as thugs, racists and irrepressible land thieves. All in the best traditions of wild right-wing nationalist movements, who believe their theocracy, race and appetite are more important than any other consideration and entitle them to behave in any way they so choose, however abhorrent. The wake-up call when it comes is going to be a bit of a shock.

    from the article: 'The Freeze' is just another scene in Israel's masquerade
    First published 01:11 06.12.09 | Last updated 18:57 06.12.09
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