The problem with most whi look at this issue is that they see things as mutually exclusive: i.e. the Arab states attacked, or, There was a naqba. These are not mutually exclusive events. Ditto the Israeli Army is murderous, the Palestinians want to obliterate Israel. Again, unfortunately not mutually exclusive, and for the most part untrue to both sides. however I did feel a bit sick at a recent dinner party, where loads of supposed middle of the road people sat round discussing the merits and pitfalls of ethnic cleansing, as opposed to killing the children of terrorists to make them think twice...
Yemen's Houthi rebels commit to peace plan in letter to UN chief, BBC reports (Haaretz)
from the article: How to tell when a Mideast Expert is lying