Strenger, you have been more reasonable lately, actually urging your fellow leftists to adapt to changing times. But to characterize Cast Lead as an indefensible operation is absurd and only leads to more isolation of the left. Besides, you wrote a piece in the Guardian defending the operation--or don't you remember that?
Report: Iran's Culture Ministry refuses to allow Barenboim to perform in Tehran (DPA)
from the article: Ahmadinejad, Netanyahu and the Holocaust: The ethics of memory