Hitchens could do what so many on talkback appear incapable of doing - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    He could take each issue on its merits. He could be a fierce, uncompromising critic of Israel, and champion of the Palestinians and still realize that the Iranian leaders do want to wipe Israel off the map, physically, not just metaphorically. Most partisans on talkback take their opinions as a package, for instance, If you hate Israel you must support Iran and minimize their threats, you must accept all Palestinian propaganda unquestionable.

    from the article: Despite criticism of Israel, Hitchens was ardent foe of anti-Semitism
    First published 23:16 17.12.11 | Last updated 23:16 17.12.11
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