The Unraveling of the Palestinian Propaganda

On December 5, 2012, the New York Times published an op-ed from Saree Makdisi, a professor of English literature at UCLA, titled "If Not Two States, Then One." Professor Makdisi and his cohort of fairy-tale-weavers are finally caught up in a fantasy of their own making.  It is a textbook example of the unraveling of propaganda, the development of which can be summarized as follows: First, create the myth of a hitherto unknown "Palestinian people" entitled to "self-determination" in Judea (of all places), a territory allocated to the Jewish people by an act of international law adopted in 1920 and which recognized the necessity of reconstituting the Jewish national home in Palestine. Second, starting in 1970, gather support for that sham in the notorious General Assembly of the United Nations, where an automatic backing is guaranteed through the practice of bloc-voting by the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) and the Organization of...(Read Full Post)