"Happy to see that NATO has changed their approach. Maybe Israel should think about capruting hearts and minds too?"(Clarity) Good luck to NATO, I hope they meet with success. If they do, then perhaps they could try and impart their new knowledge and experience to Israel. But let's NOT jump the gun yet. As we speak now, the civilian deaths have escalated in Afghanistan since Obama came to power ... By the way, Israel has a much harder task in front of it because it is fighting for it's home land which a majority of Palestinians claim to be THEIR own home land. That is what's known as a zero sum game which NATO does not have to contend with ...
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: Pro-Mideast in America: Getting past 'Pro-Israel' and 'Pro-Palestine'