Is There Any Way to End the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
The New York Times
Tue Jan 28 2020
Review of Professor Rashid Khalidi's latest book
...There is also a slipperiness to some of his formulations. To cite one particularly stark example, Khalidi contends that vital to the “settler-colonial enterprise” has been an Israeli campaign to sever the link displaced Palestinians feel for their homeland. “The comforting idea,” he writes, “that ‘the old will die and the young will forget’ — a remark attributed to David Ben-Gurion, probably mistakenly — expresses one of the deepest aspirations of Israeli leaders after 1948.” Well, if the writer himself notes that the source of a quote is probably wrong, then it’s deeply problematic to use that quote....