Moral barbarity

Norman Finkelstein, Counterpunch, August 13:

As Israel’s military bravely fires away shells and missiles to lay waste the fragile human and physical infrastructure of Lebanon, Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, waging battle on a second front to legitimise Israel’s criminal aggression, bravely fires away op-eds from his foxhole at Martha’s Vineyard to lay waste the fragile infrastructure of international law. These are but the latest salvoes in Dershowitz’s long and distinguished career of apologetics on behalf of his Holy State.

A stunning piece of work (and Australia has many Dershowitz-like defenders of Israel’s criminality.)

Read the whole thing.