After the humiliating exit from south Lebanon,
the Israeli generals have turned on the lesser-armed Palestinians of Gaza.
Their bombing solves nothing. It only exacerbates an already extremely unstable
situation. The situation highlights the fact that this rotten Israeli ruling
class can offer no solutions, but only create more problems.
In spite of our exhaustive response to the leaders of the
Argentinean Partido Obrero some time ago, they periodically repeat the same
distortions of our ideas. Earlier this year they concentrated their efforts on
our analysis and proposals concerning the situation in Israel/Palestine. Here
our Israeli comrades set the record straight.
Over the past couple of days 24 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza. This follows a further shift to the right on the part of the Olmert government after the ultra-racist party of Lieberman joined the coalition. With these renewed attacks they are trying to distract the attention of the Israeli masses as it become abundantly clear that the country is in an impasse.
The whole of the Middle East
has entered a crisis. Country after country is rocked by political, economic
and military crises. The shockwaves of the recent war in Lebanon are
still being felt. Imperialism seeks to manoeuvre in this situation to defend
its strategic interests, but every step they take simply exacerbates the
In spite of the claims of Israeli government
ministers and top army generals, Israel did not win the recent war in Lebanon.
It is Hezbollah that has emerged enormously strengthened, as the 800,000 strong
rally the other day amply proved. All this is forcing the imperialists to rethink
their strategy in the region.
emerging strengthened from the recent war in Lebanon, the Israeli ruling class
been enormously weakened. It failed in all its objectives. Now we are
witnessing an unprecedented level of distrust in all the institutions of the
state. What is being prepared is a backlash on the part of the Israeli workers.