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    • Liz
    • 25.05.14 | 12:57 (IDT)

    There are your justifications for Israel's behaviour and there is the opposing narrative that says that the humanitarian answer to the conflict is to prioritise the need for a Palestinian state over the aspirations of Jewish religious and nationalist fanatics. There is much of the international community seeing an Israel that does not wish to achieve a credible settlement with the Palestinians, there are your tired, old excuses as to why it is never the right time to do so. Most of us can not wear the blinkers that are needed to genuflect at the throne of King Bibi. We know that nowadays it is the continuing and expanding occupation that is at the root of growing international opposition to Israel and contemporary anti-semitism within the diaspora. You can tell us ad nauseum your version of events that neatly sidesteps this, but your's is a narrative that no longer fits the facts for most of us.

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