Israeli 'New Historian' Benny Morris

Prof. Benny Morris, of Ben Gurion University, is the “Dean of New Historians” in Israel, meaning the academic clique who are usually “post-Zionist.”

But after Arafat walked away from Ehud Barak’s offer of 98 percent of Gaza, the West Bank, and half of Jerusalem, at the end of the Clinton presidency in 1999, Morris recanted his life-long Leftism.

Here in the Los Angeles Times of 4.16.10, Morris writes of:

‘When Armageddon Lives Next Door’

‘Obama is denying Israel the right to self-defense when it is not his, or America’s, life that is on the line.’

“I take it personally: Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wants to murder me, my family and my people. Day in, day out, he announces the imminent demise of the “Zionist regime,” by which he means Israel. And day in, day out, his scientists and technicians are advancing toward the atomic weaponry that will enable him to bring this about.” …

latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-morris16-2010apr16,0,6295075.story

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