Growing Radicalization Among Israeli Arabs?

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - If true, the serious charges against Amir Mahoul and Omar Said, the two Israeli Arabs charged with helping Hizbullah, are an indication of growing radicalization among that community. Hard-line groups such as the Islamic Movement - Southern Branch, Abna al-Balad (People of the Homeland), and the Balad Party (National Democratic Alliance) are largely responsible for the radicalization of Arab citizens. Moreover, the fiery rhetoric and actions of some of the Arab Knesset members have led many Arab citizens to relate to Israel as an enemy and not as their own state.

2010-05-28 10:15:33

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