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November 24, 2016 23:01

Netanyahu chooses to make things worse with Capitol Hill speech

By Jeremy Bowen

BBC Middle East editor

It was not as if there was a chance of peace for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to squander in Washington. No peace process worth talking about exists to be revived. But he had a choice of making matters worse or better, and he chose to make them worse.

No need to read any further for another example of Bowen's abject hatred of Israel. The only thing in Bowen's world view which would have made things better would have been if Netanyahu would have said we are calling it a day and packing our bags and going back to shtetls of Eastern Europe etc since the Jewish State is illegitimate and was born in sin and the act of establishing such a state was colonialism that had no justification whatsoever - we are interlopers who have stolen Palestinian land which they have owned since time immemorial and what's more we agree with the Arabs i.e. there is no such thing as the Jewish people.

That maybe would have received an accolade from Bowen.

November 24, 2016 23:01

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