An article on the American website Mondoweiss warned against exaggerating the state of instability in the Middle East at a time when the region is on the brink of abyss, criticizing what it called the American “blind support” for the campaign. Genocide Which you implement Israel in Gaza strip.
The author of the article, Mitchell Pletnick, who is president of the Rethinking Foreign Policy Foundation, confirmed that the destabilization resulted from the ongoing Israeli massacre in the Gaza Strip, and from the “reckless” support provided by the US President’s administration. joe biden To Tel Aviv.
The writer said that Biden and his administration put themselves in a difficult position with their “blind” support for Israel and their incitement to war in Gaza and Lebanon.
Make their intentions known
The writer – who previously worked as co-director of the Jewish Voice for Peace organization and director of its office – added B'Tselem human rights organization Israeli in United State– Israeli leaders, including the Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich And the Minister of Security Itamar Ben GvirThey have always announced their intentions to carry out operations ethnic cleansing In the Gaza Strip.
In response to these intentions, Washington tried to portray them as marginal statements that do not represent the orientations of the Israeli government.
The writer confirms that the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Many members of the ruling Likud Party make similar statements. Fortunately for Biden and his supporters of genocide, the “naive” American media remained silent regarding these statements, while highlighting the statements of Smotrich and Ben Gvir.
Don't give value to their lives
According to the article, one of the actual policy points – which prompted the United States to participate in the ongoing genocide in Gaza – lies in its desire to contain the fighting in an effort to limit the massacre to the Palestinians “whose lives the administration does not attach any value to,” but at the same time it does not want the war to extend. To the rest of the region.
According to the writer, the United States is doing itself no favors by allowing Israel to impose its will on the course of events without almost any opposition, except for “empty rebuke and sometimes conciliation.”
He claimed that Lebanese Hezbollah And the Ansar Allah group (The Houthis) in YemenThey declared their solidarity with the Palestinian people, hoping that their position would push the United States to put pressure on Israel to force it to back down from its genocidal attacks.
The Mondoweiss article stated that the Israeli government has set some goals that go beyond Gaza, and has taken some reckless measures that threaten escalation.
He cited in this regard Israel's assassination of the leader of… Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria Radhi Mousavi, the leader of the Islamic Resistance Movement (agitation) Saleh Al-ArouriThen Hezbollah's military commander, Hussein Yazbek, and Mushtaq Talib Al-Saeediyya, deputy operations commander Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces in Baghdad.
The head of the Foundation for Rethinking Foreign Policy continued by saying that Israel wants Hezbollah to move away about 29 kilometers into Lebanon's southern borders, under the pretext that it is the only way to allow the residents of northern Israel, which was evacuated after October 7, to return to their homes. But Hezbollah does not want to submit to Israel’s demands as long as Gaza continues to be subjected to aggression, according to the writer’s opinion.
According to the article, Israel is likely to continue its gradual escalation in order to be able to transfer more of its forces from Gaza to the northern border region, just as the United States escalated its operations against the Houthis in the Red Sea.
The escalation will inevitably increase
The writer said that these escalation processes will inevitably increase, warning that any uncalculated step or deliberate behavior by some parties would cause the outbreak of a regional war that most of these parties would like to avoid.
He believes that all these dangers can be avoided by stopping the ethnic cleansing in Gaza, which is what most countries in the world want, with the exception of the United States and Israel, according to him.
According to the article, Israel may finally be forced to acknowledge that the world will not allow it to empty Gaza of its population. He was the Israeli Minister of Defense Yoav Galant He announced Thursday a plan that would put Israel in full control of Gaza, but would “allow” some Palestinian civilian control.
The writer considered that Gallant's plan does not express an official Israeli position, as much as it is an announcement aimed at calming the Biden administration, which is concerned about Israel's explicit support for ethnic cleansing, while not committing to stopping any of its crimes in Gaza.
He concludes his article by warning that the risk of an explosion in the region is still high and will continue to escalate, and if the United States does not abandon its current path of supporting Israeli violence, and with the violence it itself practices and its lawlessness, the explosion will eventually occur, as happened on October 7. the first.