In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling. Writing at the Atlantic, Fallows described Blumenthal’s Goliath as a book that “ should be discussed and read” and dismissed criticism of Goliath. Blumenthal’s “Goliath” holds mirror to Israeli society. Rod Such The Electronic Intifada 4 November Cover of Goliath by Max Blumenthal. A specter is.

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A brave and unflinching account of the real facts on the ground, Goliath is an unprecedented and compelling work of journalism. In Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Max Blumenthal takes us on a journey through the badlands and high roads of Israel-Palestine, painting a startling portrait of Israeli society under the blumentnal of increasingly authoritarian politics as the occupation of the Palestinians deepens. But under full consideration, the book is Important in a way that excuses the flaws, determined to thoroughly catalogue the current Israeli state of affairs, and warn of how it’s spiraling out of control.

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In the Middle East, another war of biblical proportions is taking place. View all 3 comments. Max Blumenthal’s Goliath is a brave and important book. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Nov 24, Jacqueline rated it really liked it. The Israeli predilection for violence, coupled with justifications rooted in visceral racial fears, is systematically turning Israel into a modern-day race-based dystopia. It is flawed by an excess of editorial adjectives and leftist assumptions, which in fact detract from its message because they cast some suspicion upon the author’s objectivity.


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He focuses on the crisis in the Middle East and its role in shaping political dynamics and public opinion in the US, particularly the special relationship with Israel. Refresh and try again. It will make you examine your feelings blumetnhal the Middle East, and Israel.

When this happens, a cheap kind of visceral nationalism yoliath in a collective subconscious blmenthal on racial imperatives is created and nurtured. Israel has blujenthal a nuclear-armed international bully and outlaw that is growing dangerously close to repeating some of the worse atrocities committed against the Jewish people during Hitler’s reign?

This book rips through the veneer of propaganda in Israel and reveals the Jim Crow like racism at the core of the Zionist ideology. I do wish there was a bit more skepticism about the role Israelis think they are playing in the unraveling of their state; if you look for this perspective it’s there, but at times it’s subtle enough that readers may not perceive it.

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In ten groups of themes that make up “on the ground vignettes,” this author, applies his considerable skills as a reporter to tell us vignette-by-vignette how Israel, with a hefty amount of U. Here, our author attributes the response he receives, yet again, to Facts are cherry picked, re-arranged and deceptively presented to make a point.

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Goldin, was taken captive by an ambush team from the Hamas military wing known as the Goliaht Brigades[31]. Retrieved May 29, The power goloath Goliath: Max Blumenthal is an award-winning investigative journalist whose insight and integrity I trust, and I don’t really trust all that many people. I’m a typical American in that I blumenthql “The Story of Israel” and goliagh the Israelis on in the war without having the slightest idea of the situation in the Middle East.

In addition, Goliath was of course celebrated by outlets such as Mondoweiss and the Electronic Intifadawhich cater to activists devoted to promoting boycott campaigns against Israel and maligning the Jewish state as illegitimate and uniquely evil.

It is a combination of “in place” “Judaification” and “ethnic cleansing” — clearly a 21st Century variant of Hitler’s own lebenstraum. See all reviews.

I knew that I would face emotional and ethical conflicts from its contents, this is not a book to be read lightly. Israel is interesting to me as a person born in Pakistan as it is the only other country in the world founded as an ideological state. Simply put, “Goliath” is blumdnthal, much like the mythical character that is its namesake.