fear and aggression ... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Bob
    • 04.02.10 | 12:47 (IST)

    ... are linked ... "It was characteristic for the `Allgerman' ideology to have a radical dualistic separation of the world in good and evil. The evil ones - these were the inner enemies (inside Germany), social democrats, liberals, Jews, ethnic minorities, and then the resentful, envious neighbours, who blocked the expansionist tendencies of the empire. Paranoia mixed in a strange way with lust for aggression. "Surrounded by enemies: this was our situation right from the beginning. And we suffered from this like no other country. Surrounded by enemies, this will be our situation in the future. And this is our fortune", Hasse (the president of the `All-German Union') said in 1907. It was this sense of paranoia, that the `All-German Union' shared with the power elites of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-era, which became the root cause for the attitude to accept war not only as something unavoidable, but actually to long for war." (from history book)

    from the article: Fear of peace will be the death of Israel
    First published 12:48 03.02.10 | Last updated 12:48 03.02.10
Haaretz Headlines
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Israel's southern border in 2011.

Europeans express interest in Israeli border barriers

Amid migrant crisis, Hungary and Bulgaria inquire about design of Israel's border barriers with Egypt.

Scorched olive trees in the West Bank, 2013.

Call for 'apple intifada' elicits Palestinian protest

Non-violent anti-occupation video clip greeted by barrage of virtual rotten tomatoes on social networks.

Lifejackets are seen abandoned by Syrian refugees on a beach

World wants to forget, but refugees won't go away

Four years and four million people into the tragedy in Syria, the West is finally paying notice as the victims come out of the sea.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Mission impossible? Finding Bernie Sanders' kibbutz

The Democratic presidential candidate waxes lyrical about his time spent on an Israeli kibbutz in the 1960s. But which one? Haaretz tries to find out.