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Israeli Apologist Benny Morris

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Whatever differences exist among Islamic factions, "hostility toward Israel" unites them. They "need to wipe the Jewish state of heretics off the map."

He claims an Israeli or US counterattack "will prompt Muslims to demand that their governments intervene."

"Save our (regional) brothers," they'll say.

Iranian leaders may act first, he claims. They "could be tempted to launch a preemptive strike to protect their nuclear project from attack."

Doing so is the surest way to destroy it. 

He urged Israel to be forewarned and forearmed. A state of "readiness" should exist. It "should be poised on alert to block a sudden Iranian move. It is not improbable."

Morris has been ranting for decades. He lost all credibility long ago. He makes stuff up. He reinvents history. He prioritizes Big Lies. Age hasn't mellowed him. 

He's irresponsibly pro-Israeli. He's contemptuous of Arab rights. He calls Iran an existential threat. 

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Tunnel vision reflects his thinking. He's an embarrassment to legitimate historiography. He's too set in his ways to change.

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I think the last time Iran (Persia) attacked anoth... by Phil Linehan on Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:58:13 PM
It is true that Morris was for a time a "new histo... by James Carlisle on Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 3:18:13 AM