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    • Abu Firas Al Qudsi
    • 28.03.06 | 15:52 (IST)

    The most interesting aspect of Arens article is his own admition, as a die hard right winger, that Israeli society is plagued by racism and xenophobia. In most democracies, racism is a fringe phenomenon and politicians running on racist tickets rarely make it to their country's parliament but not in Israel obviously. It is clear that years of brain washing coupled by a high percentage of demagogues in the political arena have led to institutionalized racism in a country like Israel where the main premise of establishing it was to escape persecution and racism. I believe Zionism has gone full circle and its demise is only a question of when not if.

    from the article: The missing Arab issue
    First published 00:00 28.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 28.03.06
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