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What Binds American White Supremacists and Israel's Brutal Assault on Palestinians

A racist gunman kills ten in Buffalo, New York. Israeli police assault mourners at the funeral of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Two events, worlds apart – but with far too much in common

David Rothkopf
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David Rothkopf

An 18-year-old walks into a grocery store in Buffalo, New York and opens fire, killing ten. On the barrel of his gun is written a racist epithet so offensive that most media simply refer to it as the "n-word."

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