Friday, January 23, 2009

Sane Voices from Israel.

[...] The only way to make sense of Israel’s senseless war in Gaza is through historical context. Establishing the state of Israel in May 1948 involved a monumental injustice to the Palestinians. British officials bitterly resented American partisanship on behalf of the infant state. On June 2, 1948, Sir John Troutbeck wrote to Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin that the Americans were responsible for the creation of a gangster state headed by “an utterly unscrupulous set of leaders.” I used to think that this judgment was too harsh, but Israel’s assault on Gaza and the Bush administration’s complicity have reopened the question. [...]

Read the entire article by Avi Shlaim.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

who cares about any of that stuff, what affect does it have on us and/or have to do with us? nothing, its their problems and since i hate all semites, both jews and sand niggers can kill each other off of this planet. both are walking cancer on 2 legs in humanoid form. they cause only mass destruction and are plague onto this world. for 3k years we've been putting up with their bullshit, enough is enough already, die both of you and leave this world so sane ppl ...such as us HAYS