The Desperation That Leads Israel to Milk Disaster Relief for PR Value

If Israel only managed to free itself from this infernal need to continuously prove itself to the world, maybe it could finally get down to actually fixing its very real problems for its own sake.

You don’t have to be an kneejerk anti-Zionist to feel a slight feeling of nausea from the way various official Israeli spokespeople tried to make PR capital this week from the IDF medical mission to the Philippines, a part of which was ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan.