John -#9 - long live the internet! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 15.05.06 | 22:15 (IDT)

    "Aerican epeople with the rise of the internet and the spread of alternative news, they are going to notice that their govenment is not working for the interest of the American people in the middleeast, but for the Israeli interest and that is going to harm their own interest." Actually, quite the opposite has happened. As Americans have become exposed to the total lack of responsibility that Arab state media excels in (Think Baghdad Bob), they have learned to reflexively distrust much of the nonsense that is thrown around in regards to Israel. It has been a blessing for Jews. Many Americans had failed to grasp the extreme anti-Israeli propoganda that serves as "news" for hundreds of millions of Muslims. Now, they see it daily and many have come to acknowledge, publically, that Arabic critism of Israel is often loudly used as a political tool while critism of countries like Sudan is non existant. The internet has greatly magnified the hipocracy of the anti-Zionist industry.

    from the article: When the Arab boycott is aimed at Palestine
    First published 00:00 15.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.05.06
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