>I find it appalling how some members of the American media are reacting to Israel’s efforts to guard against being wiped out. Many seem to be misinformed of the history of the area and Israel’s founding.
One of my favorite channels, Current TV, has several great discussions up on their website between members on the current crisis. One post in particular offers some very enlightening historical background on the country of Israel and the “country” of Palestine (if you don’t know why that’s in quotes, you definitely need to read this):
Be sure to check out the comments as well.