Israel latches onto the War on Terror to hide its own terrorism

Ever since the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington, Israel has been able to convince the West, America and Europe in particular, that its brutal "self-defence" is part of the global "War on Terror". An active lobby promising votes and electoral finance has played its part well. In November 2001 the then Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon praised the leadership of George W Bush and Tony Blair "in the struggle against global terrorism". This, said Sharon, "is a fight for basic values, freedom, liberty, security and democracy. It is a fight that every peace loving nation supports for the sake of the security of future generations." Israel, naturally, feels that it is at the forefront of that struggle, as … Continue reading Israel latches onto the War on Terror to hide its own terrorism