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    • pabelmont
    • 12.11.10 | 16:21 (IST)

    BDS has not caught on everywhere, but it is gaining as Israel blunders into worse and worse excesses. Apparently there are those, in Israel, who will not believe they have ANY rights unless they demonstrate, again and again, that they have ALL rights. Criminals think like that. And they think they cannot be caught. Public assessment of Israel is a pendulum. Presently it is high on the "approval" side. BDS is letting that pendulum fall, and when it finally swings, it will swing far to the "disapproval" side before it finally comes to rest "in between." Perhaps Israel's best tool for "going forward" is to "put a foot on the brakes." It's not too late to make peace. It's not too late to end the occupation and bring the settlers home.

    from the article: Just who is misguided?
    First published 02:44 12.11.10 | Last updated 02:44 12.11.10
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