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The Immeasurable Stakes for Israel

Posted on AllSides April 4th, 2024
From The Right
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The charge of selfishness might be — after that of hypocrisy — the cheapest form of criticism. Journalists are masters of it. Of course the government of Benjamin Netanyahu stands to gain from thrashing Harakat al-Muqawama al-Islamiya, or Hamas. So what? I’m counting on it. Would you rather that the interests of the sovereign did not coincide with those of his polity?

Much obliged to the journalists and literary lights who have pointed out that they do. Joshua Leifer in the New York Times goes on about Netanyahu’s coalitional calculations....

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