Kant never pretended to be a historian - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Angelus Novus
    • 14.12.10 | 16:03 (IST)

    Is the wannabe Koenigsberger suggesting that the accelerated expropriation and colonization of the West Bank that is taking place before our eyes is rooted in legitimate purchases of land occupied by squatters and interlopers? Isn't he at all aware of the colonialist framework within which Israel received in 1947 much more land than had been purchased by Jews? To be sure, this is not to deny the legality under international law of the partition resolution. But then, international law should not be selectively obeyed. Further, is the self-titled (latter-day) Kant the final arbiter of the Palestinian claim to a national identity?

    from the article: Instead of befriending neo-fascists, Israel should make peace
    First published 02:02 14.12.10 | Last updated 02:02 14.12.10
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