Thursday, September 30, 2004

More perspective from the Middle East

Athena writes that,
you cannot possibly understand the magnitude of Arab hate for Israel unless you are here daily. The hate for Israel muddles every aspect of politics. You can be on the subject of politics in China and somehow, someway Israel is at fault. This is a problem.

While I support Israel’s fight against terrorism and right to exist, I also lend credence to some Palestinian grievances. But, Israel is always blamed at the Palestinian Leadership seems to never be held culpable.
This is one of the five lessons she's learned in a month studying in Jordan.