Texas and share the experience of “civilized men and women thrown into new and harsh conditions, beset by enemies.” Good analogy: in both cases, the enemies besetting them were the people whose land they stole by force of arms and legal trickery. Israel
The Jewish state faces growing hostility from
. After killing a few of their citizens on the high seas – hardly a provocation in anybody’s book Turkey
And now, the Palestinian leadership is intent on trashing the possibility of a negotiated settlement of the conflict with
in favor of unilateral recognition of a Palestinian state by the United Nations. Israel
After only two full generations of negotiations – you’d think they’d have more patience.
the Palestinians are signaling that they have no interest in a two-state solution.
By asking that both of the two states be recognized
… the precondition for any properly negotiated settlement between
Israel and the Palestinian Authority is the formal recognition of the right of to exist as a Jewish state behind secure borders. Israel
And the right of
to exist as a Muslim state behind secure borders? Is that a step too far, or is it just that the sauce is only for the gander? Or, do we just want Palestine to be able to steal some more land first, before they agree to give others the right they ask for themselves? Israel
the declared intention to establish a unity government with the terrorist group Hamas,
openly and fairly elected by the people of
, which signals a failure of democracy to produce the results we want. Remember, Gaza was started by terrorist groups such as Haganah, Irgun and the Stern gang/ Israel