There is in England a saying that an anti-Semite is someone who hates the Jews more than is necessary...There are several million Muslim voters and for many members of parliament, that’s the difference between getting elected and not getting elected...And in England there has always been something deeply pro-Arab - of course, not among all Englishmen - and anti-Israeli, in the establishment...They abstained in the 1947 UN partition resolution, they maintained an arms embargo against us in the 1950s, they always worked against us. They think the Arabs are the underdogs.
This declarative statement comes just days after UK Prime Minster David Cameron made the incendiary comment that Israel had turned Gaza into a prison camp. Cameron's negative remark coincided with a recent report by an Egyptian journalist that described absolute prosperity in Gaza.
CAIRO, EGYPT - AUGUST 01: In this handout from the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) Israel's President Shimon Peres (L) meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak August 01. 2010 in Cairo, Egypt. Peres is in Egypt to hold talks focusing on the Middle East peace process. (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)