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See If You Can Guess Who Seaumas Milne Blames…?

Via the BBC:

The Guardian’s Seamus Milne says in a new article that looking at the timeline of events, ******  is responsible for the military escalation that led to the current conflict.

But who can Milne be blaming?

Seaumas Milne


Arieh Kovler in the comments below notes:

Can you spot the short phrase than renders the whole argument invalid?

So Gazans are an occupied people and have the right to resist, including by armed force (though not to target civilians), while Israel is an occupying power that has an obligation to withdraw

So Milne isn’t actually arguing in favour of anything that the Palestinian groups in Gaza are actually doing. He presumably would have to say that it was wrong. He’s arguing about their right to do a bunch of other theoretical stuff that they aren’t doing. Making the entire piece a waste of bytes.