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Time Running Out as Israel Cuts the Grass

Posted by Samuel B on November 27, 2012 2:40 AM EST
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Israel may believe that its overwhelming military power will always bring the Palestinians to heel, but this short-sighted policy can only work as long as Israel has the unquestioning support of the U... http://ow.ly/fBn2u

Is there any hope for a permanent peace in the Middle East when Israel believes the only way to deal with the Palestinians is akin to "cutting the grass," a bizarre belief that now governs Israeli foreign policy as the New York Times recently reported,

 

The operative metaphor is often described as "cutting the grass," meaning a task that must be performed regularly and has no end. There is no solution to security challenges, officials here say, only delays and deterrence...That is why frequent raids in the West Bank and surveillance flights over Lebanon never stop. http://ow.ly/fBn2u

 

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