Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Great Expectations for "Peace" Derailed by Palestinian Sharknado

George Jonas gets it--and then some:
The Arab and Muslim world is guided by ideas and emotions, religious as well as secular, that never got past the Middle Ages. They aren’t the Arab/Muslim world’s only ideas and emotions, of course, but they are the guiding ones. For Israel to trade land for peace in such a climate is, if anything, detrimental to peace. Expecting Palestinians to stop attacking Israel by distributing land to them is like expecting sharks to stop attacking swimmers by pouring blood into the water.
And yet that remains the expectation in the Oval Office. But then, it is clear that, re this particular negotiation, Obama is on the side of the sharks.

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