The Israeli response to these 2922 days of Palestinian Arab aggression lasted 22 days. Much of the outside world – led by UN-funded judge and jury Richard Goldstone – lamented the disproportionate nature of the Israeli response.
This wasn’t exquisite sarcasm – they genuinely felt that 22 days of Jewish response to 2922 days of Islamist aggression was disproportionate.
The Goldstone Commission – paid for by our tax dollars – roundly condemned the Jewish state for its response to the existential attacks it suffered from right across its border. The US and the UK governments were among the countries most vociferous in their condemnation of Israel’s violent armed response.
Today the US and UK are involved in a massive war. Not on their own borders like Israel was and still is, but thousands of kilometres away.
In fact on a totally different continent. Afghanistan is in Asia, for heaven’s sake.
There is, however, no condemnation by the US and UK governments of the violence in which their own troops are engaged – in a conflict which is far removed from their own shores. On the contrary, President Barack Hussein Obama, who came to power pledging to end US involvement in foreign conflicts, added a further 30,000 US troops to the overseas force to continue a US war far removed from US borders.
Like the US, the UK has a huge troop presence not only in Afghanistan but in Iraq too. It needs to be reiterated: neither of these countries has a border with either the US or UK.
The sheer hypocrisy, the glaring insincerity, the inconsistent double-standards are staggering.
Has Richard Goldstone been brought in to investigate US and UK violence on a country far removed from US and UK shores? He was, after all, brought in to investigate Israel’s response to the 10,000 missiles fired by the Islamist regime in Gaza at civilian Israeli communities over a period of eight long years.
It isn’t going to happen.
Meantime, we continue paying for America’s and Britain’s wars far from home – while Israel is routinely condemned for protecting itself at home.
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