[Marxism] Fwd: Netanyahu in the ‘axis of resistance’ - Al Arabiya News

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Oct 3 14:47:15 MDT 2015

The media of the “axis of resistance” are struggling to overcome this 
public Russian-Israeli consensus. They have made desperate and confusing 
attempts to justify it, such as Putin deterring Israel from violating 
Syrian airspace, and Netanyahu trying to save face by claiming a major 
understanding with the Russian president.

Why do we expect Israel to object to the Russian military role in Syria 
as long as this does not oppose its interests? Moscow is providing 
Israel with the kind of stability that former Syrian President Hafez 
al-Assad granted it 45 years ago.

Perhaps it would have been better if the media affiliated with the “axis 
of resistance” claimed that they do not know what is going on, instead 
of comically cheering these developments. The Putin-Netanyahu meeting 
subjects those affiliated with the “axis of resistance” to 
contradictions that they cannot overcome.

Congratulations to “axis of resistance” supporters, as it seems that 
Netanyahu is now at its forefront! However, one question remains: Who 
are you resisting? Most probably your societies, all for the sake of 


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