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South Africa’s ICJ Case Against Israel Is a Call to Break Free From the Imperial West

South Africa is not only challenging Israel—it is trying to break the spell of US hegemony. Da The Nation

Unfortunately for long-suffering Palestinians, the “necessity” of organized violence to slaughter many thousands of civilians is in the eye of the beholder. And Israel is betting that its war on Gaza falls within the parameters of what is deemed acceptable in the corridors of power in the imperial West, where terms like “collateral damage” sanitize today’s version of the colonial-era massacres of brown-skinned people in “pacification” campaigns.

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