Palestinian Prisoner Unity
Unity and sustained resistance the only way to achieve liberation.
by Stephen Lendman
Commentary is a neoconservative publication. Fronting for Israel is policy.
Senior editor Jonathan S. Tobin formerly served as executive editor for the Philadelphia-based Jewish Exponent. At the time, he was called its most right-wing voice. Things haven't changed. He writes often on Israeli/Palestinian issues.
On May 4, his Commentary article headlined "Hunger Strikers' Goal is Not Peace," saying:
"(T)he Palestinian goal is not their own state living in peace beside Israel but the end of the Jewish state and its replacement by one in which Arabs will rule."
"Palestinians view violence against Israelis as not only a legitimate tactic but also something that is integral to their nation identity."
Tobin wears blinders. History isn't his long suit. Before imperial Britain arbitrarily granted Jews a Palestine homeland, generations of majority Arabs and small Jewish populations lived peacefully together as neighbors.