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10. Actually it somewhat confirmed my beliefs. Israel exploited an Overton Window
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 06:15 AM
Apr 6

that allowed Israel's conservative government to act on long-standing sentiments and policy preferences about Palestinians in Gaza. The perception of over-reach has simply become stronger and will significantly narrow that window.

For Israel hawks it was a special opportunity to do things that wouldn't have been tolerated. This is much like the way that Bush's NeoCons pushed the "opportunities" that 9/11 created in order deflect from rejection of intelligence that detected the threat, and to attack a country actually not much involved in the WTC attacks but hostile toward our ally in the region.

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