Your analysis is spot on! However, The Arabs and Izraelis must realise that violence can not win peace for neither. Negotiation and moderation are the only way forward. Call me the eternal optimist, but this current war is playing into the hand of Extremesim in both parties! The support for Hisbullah has increased significantly amongst all parts of the Lebanese Society! How is that helpful to Israel's cause. WE MUST NOT FOLLOW OUR EMOTIONS, although admittdly this can be and is difficult at times. The armed people (both sides) have had their fun. Let the Diplomats achieve something based on right of human beings (of both sides) and not based on domination or win-loose situation. The World has suffered alot, but it is fair to say that the ISRAELIS SUFFERING during the holocaust equips them well to know when armed fighting will get one no where.
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