What is the best way to end Israeli apartheid? Chomsky or Abunimah

Mondoweiss discusses the role of the Left in acknowledging and managing the catastrophe of modern Zionism and its brutal treatment of the Palestinians.

Noam Chomsky is on one side – reluctant to fully embrace boycott, divestment and sanctions – and the other is Ali Abunimah, arguing that Israel will only change when it feels the full force of international isolation.

I used to be on Chomsky’s persuasion, but these days believe that serious global pressure is the only way. It worked for South Africa and although the analogy is not exact, it’s appropriate to remember that whites only dismissed their racist ideology when the world said, “you can continue on your current path, but we will hate you and make you feel like pariahs”.