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    • 05.04.12 | 08:27 (IDT)

    "I don't claim to know Israel. I don't speak Hebrew, my contacts are pretty limited. But I didn't know Vietnam, I didn't know Nicaragua, El Salvador or Honduras. It doesn't mean you can't reach your conclusions." It does mean you are not necessarily reaching an informed conclusion. He doesn't speak Hebrew yet he claims to be an expert on Israeli history, particularly the 1948/1947 period - yet he doesn't speak Hebrew or Arabic? How can he do original research; how can anyone take he's work on that subject seriously

    from the article: Norman Finkelstein bids farewell to Israel bashing
    First published 04:19 05.04.12 | Last updated 04:19 05.04.12
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