"the party perenially seeking the death/destruction of the other must be brought to realize that such is either 1) not possible, or 2) not desirable. " Brent misses the point! In the ME, death and destruction of the enemy may not be possible, but it is imminently desirable. Like the football season it comes, it goes, and it returns as inevitably as clockwork. Would you deprive these people of their raison d'etre?
Guatemala judge orders detention of president in corruption scandal (Reuters)
from the article: Israel's looming war in Gaza: Can Obama stop it before it starts?