The World Can't Choose Which Terrorists It Gets to Support

(Ha'aretz) Moshe Arens - With all current attention focused on the terror acts committed by ISIS in Paris last Friday, ISIS is not the only terrorist organization engaged in killing innocent civilians. There are not good terrorists and bad terrorists - all terrorists are bad, there is no excuse for terrorism, and all terrorist organizations need to be fought tooth and nail. The entire world has condemned the acts of terror committed in Paris. Is there a reason why nobody outside Israel has condemned the murder of Rabbi Litman and his son [on Friday]? The terrorist organizations that direct their activities primarily against Israelis or Jewish targets outside Israel seem to be granted a certain amount of license for their activities by many in the world. The writer served as Israel's Minister of Defense three times and once as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

2015-11-17 00:00:00

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