Sunday, July 13, 2014

As Gaza burns, Israeli politicians angle for strategic advantage

As the disaster in Gaza unfolds, it's not surprising that Israeli politicians are jockeying for position to maximize their personal benefits from the latest outbreak of hostilities.

Modern Israel bears little resemblance to the country that the idealists of my generation flocked to back in the sixties and seventies.

We now see a nation consumed with race hate, wherein the "democratic process" is given over to those who can promise the most vile retribution to that intransigent rump of Palestinians who insist on their own freedom and human rights and sovereignty.

But Israel's blind collaborators in the West insist on trumpeting the case for "the only democracy in the Middle East..."

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