The whole concept of delegitimization seems archaic. Israel achieved its "legitimacy" when the United Nations recognized it 63 years ago. It has one of the strongest economies in the world. Its military is the most powerful in the region. It has a nuclear arsenal of about 200 bombs, with the ability to launch them from land, sea and air.Read the whole piece here. And kudos to the Trib for running it.
In that context, the whole idea of delegitimizing Israel sounds silly. Israel can't be delegitimized.
Monday, July 18, 2011
From M.J. Rosenberg writing in my hometown paper, the Chicago Tribune: