If only Americans knew…………………
“Every morning now, I awake beside the Mediterranean in Beirut with a feeling of great foreboding,” the insightful Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk reflected this past year. “There is a firestorm coming. And we are blissfully ignoring its arrival; indeed, we are provoking it.” (78)
in Independent (25 May 2002).
Apart from being a moral abomination, expulsion of the Palestinians can set off a chain reaction in the Arab world that will make September 11 look like a pink tea. But it’s yet within our grasp to seize these fraught times and achieve a just and lasting peace for Israel and Palestine.
Norman G. Finkelstein
New York City
excerpted from: http://www.normanfinkelstein.com