the lost credibility of the Israeli "left" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • John Levy
    • 15.08.06 | 14:38 (IDT)

    every time the moderate/soft left betrays its values and principles (see the left in Italy under Berlusconi or the Democrats under Clinton and under Bush), a country shifts to the hard right in both domestic and foreign affairs. in Israel, the zionist left (people like Beilin)could have easily opposed a criminal and stupid war, not only on moral grounds, but also because this barbaric and unecessary adventure was bound to fail. Instead the Israeli "left" (apart from a few people such as Yossi Sarid) has prefered to stick to their zionist narrative which self-justifies the pursuit of Israeli colonial policies in the Middle-East.

    from the article: With such a left, who needs a right?
    First published 00:00 15.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 15.08.06
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