Interview with Edward Said


So that is really extraordinary, and it argues a tremendous failure on the Palestinian side for not making that the central point of all their information, instead of engaging in useless discussions on very precious air time on television, radio or in the written press of things like the “Mitchell report” or the “Oslo process.” This is simply a waste of time. Everybody should not even bother answering those questions, but focus on the fact of the unbelievably barbaric and certainly the longest and the most destructive military occupation in recent history. We don’t do it. We can’t seem to discipline ourselves to do it.