Racist Lunatics Run the Israeli Asylum
by Stephen Lendman
With Trump’s election, Netanyahu and likeminded extremists are free to do whatever they please - no matter how ruthless, lawless, or viciously undemocratic, and make no mistake. They intend taking full advantage.
Netanyahu called authorizing 2,500 new West Bank settlement units on Tuesday, a “taste” of things to come. “We are going to be doing many things differently from now on,” he roared.
Maybe he intends escalating slow-motion genocide against defenseless Palestinians. Nothing he does surprises, a world-class thug turned loose with full Trump backing.
Last Sunday, a Jerusalem planning committee approved construction of 566 housing units in East Jerusalem, the Palestinian part of the city being ethnically cleansed to accommodate greater numbers of Jews.
In its early days, the Trump administration failed to condemn announced settlement expansions on stolen Palestinian land. “We’re building and will continue to build, Netanyahu blustered.
Palestinians condemned newly announced construction, calling it “land theft and colonialism.” Peaceful conflict resolution looks more distant now than in recent memory - occupation harshness toughened with US approval.
On Tuesday, war minister Avigdor Lieberman previewed what may be coming, saying no “matter where the next conflict breaks out,” Israel will wage it “full strength” - code language for mercilessly, defenseless civilians harmed most in all Israeli wars of aggression, blockaded Gazans the prime target.
Lieberman criticized what he called the “over-involvement of world powers, especially Europe,” calling it “disrupting (and) complicat(ing) things.”
Lunatics running Israel want no one interfering in their ruthlessness. Media scoundrels largely ignore it. The world community does nothing to stop it.
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