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Was it the intention of the Times to dramatize the failed massacre of the Jews known as the nakba? Can I assume that if Mahmoud Abbas writes in his next op-ed that the moon is made of green cheese and it’s the fault of the Zionists, the Times will run it uncritically?
There were two groups of refugees that arose out of the 1948 Arab attack on Israel. Apparently only one of those groups is worthy of sympathy and attention in certain quarters.
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Dear Mr. Brisbane,
Your newspaper recently published an op-ed written by Mahmoud Abbas, the unelected president of the Palestinian Authority.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/enabling-mahmoud-abbass-lies-an-open-letter-to-the-new-york-times-public-editor/2011/05/25/
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