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    James, I am sure this was a rhetorical question and you don’t really expect a response, but I also am wondering why he is so angry and bitter. He once said that the plight of the Palestinians made him ashamed to be an Israeli and it is possible that this shame is the driving force behind his journalistic attacks. He also believes that he has a special mission - to tell us about all the terrible things Israel does to the Palestinians (but never the terrible things they do) so that Israelis will be not be able to say they did not know what is going on. Unfortunately, this has also turned into a deep obsession, leaving no room for debate, or for admitting that things are a lot more complicated then they appear to be. I wish him well but I also wish that one day he will write something positive about Israel’s achievements, and efforts to make peace with the Palestinians (which they reject at ever turn).

    from the article: It's coming to you
    First published 01:47 18.07.10 | Last updated 01:47 18.07.10
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