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Janine Zacharia

But there is zero support in the West for bringing down Hamas. President Barack Obama helped bring a pro-Hamas regime in Egypt. And the man who never pressured Abbas pressured Israel to reduce sanctions on the Gaza Strip, thus helping Hamas remain in power so it continue firing rockets at Israel.

I do not expect the mass media to improve nor do I have any hope of educating the journalists who write this kind of thing. They are not going to change in the near- or even medium-term future. Hence, they will be ignored instead.

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Equally, the governments who follow this kind of line will have no effect—at least no positive effect—on regional problems. The new feature of the last few years is that the U.S. government has contributed to making things much worse.

And that’s why there will be no “permanent end” to this rocket war madness or all of the other varieties of madness that are getting worse in the region. It is the policy of those people who do not understand what they are talking about or dealing with who are doomed. They are the ones who need a new policy.

Originally published by Rubin Reports.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. She reminds me of my teachers I had when I was a kid. Just let the bullies beat you, or appease them. Her attitude stinks, and she really does not understand that Israel will not be left alone.

  2. She reminds me of my teachers I had when I was a kid. Just let the bullies beat you, or appease them. Her attitude stinks, and she really does not understand that Israel will not be left alone.

  3. "Western main stream media" DOES get it! What they are pissed about is that the Jews won't just roll over and commit "assisted suicide." It's in their upbringing – and they are joined by kapos like blitzer and friedman who have devoted their careers to justifying the hatred.

  4. Ms. Zacharia is offering stupid pie in the sky advice.

    It's very hard for Israel to get good advice as it's options on doing anything different are very limited.

    Diplomacy with Iran, Hezbolah or Hamas are problematic, why would you negotiate with a party that you know will kill you?

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