Israeli Myths: An Interview with Ramzy Baroud
Date Written: 12/02/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18721
For many years, much of the Western world understood Israel based on a cluster of myths, from the early fables of the Zionists making the desert bloom, to Palestine supposedly being a land without people for a people without land. That intricately constructed and propagated mythology evolved over time, as Israeli hasbara laboured to provide a perception of reality that was needed to justify its wars, its military occupation, its constant violations of human rights and its many war crimes.