Confessing a Crime

… we have no solution, that you shall continue to live like dogs and whoever wants to can leave — and we will see where this process leads? In five years we may have 200,000 less people — and that is a matter of enormous importance.

~ Moshe Dayan (1915-05-20 1981-10-16 age:66) Defense Minister of Israel 19671974, encouraging the transfer of Gaza strip refugees to Jordan (from Noam Chomsky’s Deterring Democracy, 1992, p.434, quoted in Nur Masalha’s A Land Without A People, 1997 p.92).