Chris Hedges: The Language of Death

January 12, 2009

The incursion into Gaza is not about destroying Hamas. It is not about stopping rocket fire into Israel. It is not about achieving peace. [… It] is about building a hell on earth. […] Life will become a nightmare for most Palestinians and, in the years ahead, for most Israelis. [article]

Chris Hedges writes in Truthdig on Mondays. He used to be Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times.

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