Far right government has a free hand to use Apache helicopters against Palestinian towns.
Whatever happened to the "Only democracy in the Middle East"" that I so often used to praise?
This is a deeply troubling situation. Netanyahu, always highly authoritarian, has becomr a cynical fascist. It's true that the palistinean government has been ineffective, and failed to accept a reasonably fair compromise deal when it was offered, but in recent years the palistinean people have been treated abismally, reminiscent of the horrid treatment of indigenous people in the US.
I imagine the section title of "Living Room" was intentionally provocative? A little jarring and on the nose, yeah? I mean, isn't it more of a frontier type battle? Israel as a Western outpost? Success and failure measured in inches, not miles?
Read the WSJ and maybe you guys will learn something. You all live in a bubble = Carter 2.0