What Happens Now?

Looking at The Mediterranean from Harrisa Mountain in Lebanon

Looking at The Mediterranean from Harrisa Mountain in Lebanon

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

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