The Future of Israel and the Decline of the American Empire
The Wages of Hubris and Vengeance
Mayer, Arno J.http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/08/01/the-future-of-israel-and-the-decline-of-the-american-empire/
Date Written: 03/08/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16641
Israel is in the grip of a kind of collective schizophrenia. Not only its governors but the majority of its Jewish population have delusions of both grandeur and persecution, making for a distortion of reality and inconsistent behaviour. Israeli Jews see and represent themselves as a chosen people and part of a superior Western civilization.