Why Israel Desires to be Hated by Palestinians
Gaza 2012: On the Use and Abuse of Hatred and Violence

Ben-Dor, Oren
http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/11/23/why-israel-desires-to-be-hated-by-palestinians/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  23/11/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX14723

Israel desires to be hated by Palestinians. By provoking violence Israel has not merely managed to divert the limelight from its apartheid nature. It has also managed to convince that, as Joseph Massad of Columbia University once captured, it has the right to occupy, to dispossess and to discriminate, namely the claim that the apartheid premise which founds it should be put up with and rationalized as reasonable.

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