Marilyn Who is Ilan Pappe - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 18.02.07 | 21:33 (IST)

    Pappé has long acknowledged that he is not objective and cares little about factual accuracy. He readily admits that ideology drives his historical writings and statements. And his ideology can be simply summed up: Israel is illegitimate and should be the target of international sanctions until it is dismantled as a Jewish state. You are reading the books of the same ideologiest. Keep on reading. Pappé freely expresses his attitude toward historical investigation and academic objectivity: There is no historian in the world who is objective. I am not as interested in what happened as in how people see what's happened. ("An Interview of Ilan Pappé," Baudouin Loos, Le Soir [Bruxelles],Nov. 29, 1999) You believe in what you want to believe, the truth is he is a liar and he admits it. What a great paradox is for you and for your likes, you believe in a Jew to spew your hatred towards Jews. Aby

    from the article: A la intifada comme a la intifada
    First published 00:00 18.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.02.07
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