Ari Shavit on Hamas – Israel is Right

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In this sad war story, Israel is in the right

By Ari Shavit.  Mr. Shavit is a senior correspondent at Haaretz Newspaper and a member of its editorial board.

Published July 24, 2014

Excerpts:

Who are we fighting? A fascist organization that terrorizes the people of Gaza, oppresses women and gays, and shuns all democratic values of freedom and progress.

What are we fighting for? Our home.

Are we justified? Clearly.

We must stand strong against the evil tunnels and the wicked rockets that threaten us. We’ve forgotten how to say it, and sometimes it’s difficult to whisper it, but we’re right. In this sad, terrible story, we’re in the right.

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