"we need to pump up our propaganda to offset our wrongdoings" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • eric
    • 15.01.10 | 10:32 (IST)

    but what the author fails to understand, is that there IS no "unholy alliance" taking place. it's NOT israel's "enemies" who are influencing world opinion; IT IS ISRAEL. he also fails to understand that no amount of public relations effort is going to change anyone's thoughts on the issues, which are the result of both an increasing awareness of those issues, and a growing sensitivity/empathy in western nations, towards the human injustice and oppression they represent. that being the case, the international "delegitimization" of israel that's currently taking place would INDEED end if israel reached an equitable agreement with the palestinians. israel's "enemies" would no doubt remain, but they would remain allied with only themselves; JUST AS THEY ARE NOW...only weakened by the loss of a conflict that helped fuel their agenda. they have NO impact on the world's view of israel.

    from the article: Comment / Israel delegitimizers threaten its existence
    First published 22:51 14.01.10 | Last updated 05:17 15.01.10
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