I don’t agree with him that the founding of Israel was a “historical error,” but I do appreciate Egyptian “liberal writer” Sabri Said’s willingness to challenge the pernicious nonsense of Safa Abd Al-‘Aal, author of a book about alleged racism in Israeli school curricula. (Transcript here.)
More depressing are these Hezbollah music videos (complete with historically-chilling salutes) broadcast during the Lebanese parliamentary elections. Can anyone explain why this is not a fascist movement?
For that matter can anyone explain why George Galloway got a huge cheer at the Stop the War demonstration in London last March when he raised the possibility of Hezbollah becoming the government of Lebanon?