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“People power” topples Mubarak – now can it topple apartheid Israel?

As Tahrir Square in Cairo turned into the party of the century following Mubarak’s departure, the running headline on al-Jazeera underlined America’s continuing cluelessness: “US Calls on Egypt to Respect Peace Treaty With Israel.” Hello! Has anybody in Washington noticed that Mubarak is despised precisely because he represents that so-called “peace treaty” – which is actually a declaration of war on Palestine? The cold, hard truth is that virtually nobody in the Middle East accepts the legitimacy of the GZE (genocidal Zionist entity). People from the region refer to it as al-kiyan as-sahyuni (the Zionist entity) not Israel because they…