George Mitchell has now been tasked with the most difficult diplomatic mission one can imagine: To negotiate a resolution to the never-ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As mentioned in a previous post, I don’t think that the two-state solution that everybody had been talking about for as long as I can remember is a viable possibility. This article poses 5 tough, reality-based...Continue Reading »
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“The hate us for our freedom”, as Ex-President Bush said. Read this to see if Bush got this one right…Why do they hate the West, we will ask.
runs contrary to the long-term interest of the state of Israel and its citizens. Killing innocent civilians is neither wise, nor self-defense. It is an act of terrorism. Same as sending home-made Qassam rockets into populated areas in order to terrorize the Israeli population. There are no good guys in this game and the resolution can not be achieved through more violence. Hamas is a repulsive fundamentalist organization that thrives on hatred for all Jews, Israel is a repulsive militaristic state whose policies consist of disproportionately violent and indiscriminate responses to provocations...Continue Reading »