Peace can come when Palestinians recognize their responsibility for the Nakba brought upon them by the hardline approach of Nazi ally, Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini who rejected any compromise, spreading hate and bloodshed wherever he roamed
Israel is more than justified in responding harshly to Hamas’ provocations, but it is foolish to embark on yet another military campaign with an inevitable disappointing result we are so familiar with. Israel must first neutralize Hamas’ propaganda capability by generously offering economic benefits for Gaza if Hamas disarms.
The outcome of the primaries could have been much worse, but the party faithful proved they were not Netanyahu’s obedient soldiers, voting for Gideon Sa’ar, the prime minister’s political rival, and against David Sharan, who enjoyed Netanyahu’s support despite being suspected of corruption. So now what?