This Is What a ‘Fresh Raid’ Inside Gaza Looks Like
Israel announced a ‘fresh raid’ in Palestine several days ago and Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland writes, “The tragedy of the Israel-Palestine conflict is this: underneath all the horror is a clash of two just causes.”
‘Just Causes’ are usually in the minds of those who attack
I make no case on that other than to remind that the first three leaders of Israel were terrorists in their own day and the fascism they fled (or died under) in Nazi Germany has been replicated in the nation they built. Their current leader, under indictment on multiple charges, wouldn’t know a just cause if it ran him down in the street.
Everyone had a hand in carving the turkey that was to become a divided Palestine
As Britain watched its empire collapse, Palestine remained under its mandate, but the Brits still had reasons to placate the Arab nations and handing over Palestine wasn’t in the cards. It’s a racist fact that no one wanted the Jews, but they deserved to be somewhere and, what the hell, who in th…