The inhabitants of Israel have increasingly assumed a defensive position when anyone dares to question policies toward Palestinians. If one makes ANY comment concerning treatment of Palestinians or failures on the part of Israel to work toward peace in their relations with Palestinians, the only comment that comes from the Israel government is: ANTI-SEMITISM.
US Ambassador Daniel Shapiro was attending a conference called by the Institute for National Security in Tel Avid when he said some very, very bad things. He questioned whether of not Israel wanted to work toward creation of two states, one being Israel and the other being Palestine. He complained: “too much vigilantism goes unchecked, and at times there seems to be two standards, one for Israelis and one for Palestinians.” He questioned whether or not the current Israel government was committed to seeking peace for all?