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The collapsing US military & economic empire is making Washington & NATO even more dangerous. US could not beat the Taliban but thinks it can take on China-Russia-Iran...a sign of psychopathology for sure. @BruceKGagnon

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Palestinians have the right to resist

 


The Electronic Intifada's Ali Abunimah speaks about Israel's raid on Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, Palestinian resistance, and Israel's bombing of Gaza.

The Al Jazeera host asserted that the decision by the resistance factions in Gaza to respond to Israel’s attacks by firing rockets would “change the narrative” from “Palestinian worshipers being fired upon in a holy Muslim place to Israel has the right to defend itself.”

Ali Abunimah answered that it “only changes the narrative if that’s the narrative you choose to adopt” – instead of the correct one that Palestinians are an occupied people who have a right under international law to resistance and self-defense.

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