"The first part was an international conference of NGOs that went berserk in condemning Israel as "the new apartheid." The aim was simple: If Israel was branded          like this, it would be as illegitimate as apartheid South Africa had been, and hence subject to the same severe international sanctions. Moreover, whereas the intention with  apartheid South Africa was to force a change in regime, it is obvious that critics of Israel include those who seek the destruction of the state itself."

"Just as not every tragedy is a holocaust, so not every form of separation or oppressive rule is apartheid."

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