Real disproportionality - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 24.11.12 | 09:37 (IST)

    Israel’s numerous and vocal critics always talk about “disproportionality”, about how wicked it is to have a state as well-armed as Israel attack a territory as poor and huddled as Gaza. Yet if anything, the disproportionality between Obama and the poor parts of Pakistan he incessantly bombs is far greater. Unlike Hamas, these tribal militants do not fire a steady stream of rockets into American territory, yet they regularly feel Obama’s fiery wrath. These Pakistani militants for the most part come from amateurish and shabby groups, yet they frequently find themselves being obliterated by the most powerful military force on Earth. But when did you last hear concerned, sad-eyed activists over here kick up a fuss about the brutal disproportionality of Obama versus rural Pakistanis?

    from the article: Preparing for Israel's previous war, not its next peace
    First published 06:23 24.11.12 | Last updated 06:23 24.11.12
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