AuthorTopic: The 50-year occupation that began with a lie.  (Read 164 times)

Offline azozeo

  • Master Chef
  • *****
  • Posts: 8490
    • View Profile
The 50-year occupation that began with a lie.
« on: March 30, 2019, 01:54:07 PM »

Fifty plus years ago, between June 5 and June 10, 1967, Israel invaded and occupied East Jerusalem, the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Golan Heights. The Six-Day War, as it would later be dubbed, saw the Jewish David inflict a humiliating defeat on the Arab Goliath, personified perhaps by Gamal Abdel Nasser’s Egypt.
“The existence of the Israeli state hung by a thread,” the country’s prime minister, Levi Eshkol, claimed two days after the war was over, “but the hopes of the Arab leaders to annihilate Israel were dashed.” Genocide, went the argument, had been prevented; another Holocaust of the Jews averted.

There is, however, a problem with this argument: It is complete fiction, a self-serving fantasy constructed after the event to justify a war of aggression and conquest. Don’t take my word for it: “The thesis according to which the danger of genocide hung over us in June 1967, and according to which Israel was fighting for her very physical survival, was nothing but a bluff which was born and bred after the war,” declaredGen. Matituahu Peled, chief of logistical command during the war and one of 12 members of Israel’s General Staff, in March 1972.


https://www.sott.net/article/409921-The-50-year-occupation-that-began-with-a-lie-Israels-Six-Day-War
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world.
You don’t know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
0 Replies
549 Views
Last post May 10, 2016, 11:32:19 PM
by RE
0 Replies
203 Views
Last post November 07, 2017, 01:44:35 AM
by RE
3 Replies
227 Views
Last post March 31, 2019, 11:47:02 AM
by azozeo