This is why it's so hard to read Amira Hass... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dean
    • 09.06.10 | 11:14 (IDT)

    Not because of her position. Not because of her conclusion. But because, like Gideon Levy, she argues so poorly. You can't persuade unless you knock down the counterarguments. If you don't mention that free movement between the West Bank and Gaza would allow Hamas to strengthen in the territories -- if only to explain why it wouldn't -- then I'm left holding on to my assumptions. We need commentators who challenge our preconceptions. We don't need more preachers trying to batter us into their point of view.

    from the article: Not by cement alone
    First published 01:43 09.06.10 | Last updated 01:43 09.06.10
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