With Israel's operation Pillar of Defense in its fifth day, the world again has divided into combatant blocs, with the enemies of Israel mounting a worldwide campaign of delegitimation, from San Francisco to New York, across Europe to Cairo and Jerusalem. It's an exterminationist's dream of global struggle against (the fiction of) "Israel apartheid." The Times of London reported previously, "Activists around the world hold rallies denouncing Israel’s campaign in Gaza." And check this morning's report from Anne Sorock, at Legal Insurrection, "Defending Israel, freedom, and the future of civilization." And following the links takes us to Rebel Pundit's report, at Big Government, "Anti-Israel, Anti-America Protest Outside Obama HQ in Chicago":
On Thursday night, Nov. 15, anti-Israel protesters gathered outside of President Obama’s re-election campaign headquarters in Chicago to protest what they call “Israeli war crimes.”Continue reading.
The protest was organized by the Palestine Solidarity Group, the Chicago Movement for Palestinian Rights , the U.S. Palestinian Community Network, and Ameican Muslims for Palestine. Ahmed Rehab of the Council for American Islamic Relations (CAIR), John Beacham of the Party for Socialism and Liberation/ANSWER Coalition, and friend of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Leah Bolger, the President of Veterans for Peace were featured speakers at the event.
None of the speakers were short on controversial comments; however, John Beacham and Leah Bolger’s remarks were particularly stunning. Beacham declared:The biggest terrorists in the world today are in the Pentagon, they're in Washington and Tel Aviv… And we can win here in the United States for Palestine, by building a movement, that shakes the foundations of this country by building international solidarity with all those who are standing up to the terrorist acts of the U.S. and Israeli Government.”Bolger echoed Beacham, asking the crowd, “You know who the real terrorists are? The United States, the people in the uniforms.”
Zombie has more, at PJ Media, "As the war in Gaza heats up, so too do the anti-Israel protests in the U.S."
And it goes without saying that amid the left's renewed campaign against Israel, Western governments and media elites mouth hollow condemnations of Palestinian aggression with tepid support or Israel's right to self-defense. Melanie Phillips, always among the most penetrating on the left's media-backed anti-Semitic jihad, comments on the establishment's moral bankruptcy, "Between a rock and a hard place":
The reason why this conflict goes on and on in this interminable way, leaving Israel in a state of permanent siege, is quite simple. It is that the so-called civilised world, for all its empty pledges of support for Israel, actually leaves it to swing in the wind.And then see Barry Rubin, "Here’s How — As With This Israel-Hamas War — Western Elites Are Baffled by the Middle East."
It persists in casting the conflict entirely falsely as a fight over land boundaries. It totally ignores the Judeophobic incitement to hatred and murder of Israelis with which the Palestinians indoctrinate their children; it totally ignores the Nazi-style (and yes , it is straight from the Nazi lexicon) deranged racist demonisation of the Jews as cosmically evil people responsible for all the ills in the world and controlling everything that moves in the west; it totally ignores the statements made even by so-called moderates such as Mahmoud Abbas that the Palestinians will never accept Israel as a Jewish state, thus committing them to permanent war against it; it totally ignores the fact that this is a religious war against the Jews (read the Hamas Charter); it totally ignores the gross inversion and misrepresentation of history by which the Arabs have concealed the fact that it is only the Jewish people for whom Israel was ever their national homeland.
Instead it ludicrously blames Israel for the impasse because of the ‘settlements’, thus taking demonstrably absurd Arab propaganda at face value; states that the Palestinians ‘deserve’ a state of their own (since when did racist aggressors deserve anything at all?); and insists that Israel must negotiate with the Palestinians to arrive at a solution (with increasing voices urging it to negotiate even with the Hamas). But the only solution that can be negotiated with fanatics committed to the eradication of a country is a final one.
More at The Blaze, "MSNBC Anchor Tells Israeli Ambassador Hamas Rockets 'Rarely Do Damage'."
And remember, MSNBC is "the voice of Obama's America."
Plus, "Obama, Muscling Netanyahu, Presses Israel Against Ground Invasion."
I'll have more, as always. But remember, never cave to the forces of world totalitarianism. Stand up for Israel and freedom. Your life depends on it.