April 30th, 2011
The Arab Spring and The Palestine Distraction
Arab peoples aren't obsessed with anti-Americanism and anti-Zionism. It's their rulers who are.
BY JOSEF JOFFE
In politics, shoddy theories never die. In the Middle East, one of the oldest is that Palestine is the "core" regional issue. This zombie should have been interred at the beginning of the Arab Spring, which has highlighted the real core conflict: the oppressed vs. their oppressors. But the dead keep walking.http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704677404576284653239512520.html?mod=djemEditorialPage_h