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This review is from: Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel's War Against the Palestinians (Paperback)
Its incredibly difficult to get a handle on what's happening in Palestine because of the media's pro-European (hence pro-Israeli) bias - that, and coupled with ongoing guilt for the Holocaust - something to which Europeans have a great deal to feel guilty about but about which the Palestinian people should have no remorse whatsoever. Nonetheless, the victims of post-Holocaust Israeli expansionism have not been the perpertratos of the crimes agains the Jews, the Europeans, but the arabic indigenous settlers of the land now known as Israel, the Palestinians.
Pappe maps this crisis over the years and shows how US/Israeli media bias has perpetuated gross myths about Israel, particularly the Nakbah, or palestinian holocaust, of 1948. The denial of the war crimes of the Israelis stems from refusing to acknowledge the ethnic cleansing of Palestine that started then, in 1948. An excellent book