The real delegitimization of Israel - as distinguished from that which is generally ignored by the international community - is almost entirely a product of its own manufacture - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Giggles
    • 05.04.11 | 05:30 (IDT)

    The world in general, especially the western nations, don't give much credibility to the attempts made to "delegitimatize" Israel by its adversaries. But, it can NOT ignore the activities, policies, and open defiance of international law and UN resolutions, et al, by which Israel "delegitimatizes" itself. The international community DOES in fact make the distinction between these two delegitimatizing forces...while Israel does not. It looks right past those very real sources of international concern and criticism - as if they don't exist - and maintains that it's ALL anti-Semitic delegitimization...implying that the whole international community is part of it by doing so...even as it continues those same policies that are delegitimatizing it!

    from the article: Israel is confusing victimhood with foreign policy
    First published 02:52 05.04.11 | Last updated 02:52 05.04.11
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