[Marxism] Gaza, 1948, and US policy

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 10:54:44 MDT 2014


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> Irene Gendzier: Gaza, 1948 and US policy
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> US officials understood the Israeli reliance on force to expand and control
> territory, which they criticized while recognizing Israel’s military
> superiority as compared to that of surrounding Arab states. It was on the
> basis
> of such force that Israel altered the balance of power in the Middle East
> in
> 1948. And it was on the basis of such developments that Washington
> calculated
> that Israel could be useful in the protection of US regional interests.
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> http://www.israeli-occupation.org/2014-08-25/irene-gendzier-gaza-1948-and-us-policy/



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