maybe delegitimization was earned? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dana
    • 12.02.10 | 10:05 (IST)

    I realize israel has been working overtime to delegitimize itself. Once it was about returning to pre'67 borders - that's all the world was asking. Now, thanks to endless intransigence by Israel, the unrelenting movement ever rightward by its citizens, and the increasing inhumanity of its actions, questions have been raised about the entire zionist enterprise, going back to '48 and before. As people around the world - liberal jews included - started looking into the history that happened, not the Israeli propaganda about "the people without a land for a land without people", as people realized that Israel's commitment to human rights was but a thin veneer, questions are being raised about just what the settlement of palestine was all about, and how the great injustice perpetrated upon the palestinians can be rectified. With Lieberman's, bibi and ayalon's faces plastered as the face of israel, it is natural that the "only democracy in the ME" is starting to look frayed around the edges

    from the article: Think tank: Israel faces global delegitimization campaign
    First published 01:05 12.02.10 | Last updated 07:13 12.02.10
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