Joseph Farah writes in his Nov. 8 WorldNetDaily column:
It’s tough to get consensus on what’s wrong and what’s right these days.
But there’s one thing almost all civilized people can agree on – “ethnic cleansing” is bad. “Ethnic cleansing” is defined as a policy of eliminating unwanted ethnic or religious groups by deportation, forcible displacement, mass murder or by threats of such acts, with the intent of creating a territory inhabited by people of a homogeneous or pure ethnicity, religion, culture and history.
The U.S. led a NATO attack against Serbia in the 1990s on the mere accusation it was involved in ethnic cleansing policies directed against Muslims.
Nevertheless, even with this broad consensus opposing ethnic cleansing, there’s one place in the world nearly everyone supports ethnic cleansing.
It’s in the lands known as Judea and Samaria on the West Bank of the Jordan River under the administration of the Palestinian Authority. There – and only there – does the entire international community favor the complete elimination of all Jewish residents by deportation and forcible displacement if not by mass murder or threats of such acts.
That’s because the Palestinian Authority insists that the “Palestinian state” it seeks to create be 100 percent “Judenrein,” as Hitler would say – free of Jews. And that’s OK with all those supporting the concept of creating a new state based on ethnic cleansing and bigotry that would make Himmler blush.
Jews will simply be unwelcome in this future Palestinian state. End of story. It’s a non-negotiable demand.
Isn’t that the definition of ethnic cleansing?
Farah might want to have a little chat with his star reporter, Aaron Klein. Klein has admitted that "I personally do agree with some of the sentiments of Rabbi Meir Kahane." One of the "sentiments" of Kahane, expressed through his Kach movement in Israel (and carried on through its successor, Kahane Chai), is the expulsion of all Arabs from Israel.
That, according to Farah, is "the definition of ethnic cleansing." Which means that WND employs a reporter who, it would appear, believes in ethnic cleansing.
Farah happens to be in Israel right now leading what he describes in his column as a "tour of 400" through the country with WND-published author Jonathan Cahn. What better opportunity to broach the subject of Klein's Kahanist sympathies with his Jerusalem-based reporter?