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When Non-Violence is Violence

When does the use of non-violent tactics cease to be non-violent? When does non-violence instead become violence? Marches on borders with the dismantling of security barriers, even if conducted entirely without firing guns and lobbing missiles, do violence. Take a … Continue reading

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I Dare You to Cross This Line

It is an old joke. I remember it from the cartoons of my youth. The first character draws a line in the sand. With a determined stare and loud voice says, “I dare you to cross this line.” The other … Continue reading

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The Vote Recognizing A Palestinian State

It was reported Tuesday that the United States and other members of the Quartet could be “forced” to recognize a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital if PM Netanyahu does not present a new peace initiative. Some … Continue reading

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Kissinger was Wrong about Making Peace

Six months after his comments on the potential gassing of the Jews in the USSR, during the 1973 war, Kissinger, we now know, tried to sabotage Israel’s defense by arguing for delaying an airlift to aid Israel in order to make Egypt … Continue reading

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Palestinian Leverage

An article in Haaretz today describes the problems that the Palestinians have with the current moratorium extension proposal. The article quotes an unnamed Israeli official as saying: The political benefits that Israel would receive as part of the package of … Continue reading

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