Israel should get used to the idea of losing wars. This is a new trend affecting not just Israel but also her main sponsors, the USA. The world is entering a new era, where power derives as much from justice, belief and dedication as it does from brute force. The US and Britain are floundering in Iraq and Afghanistan against fighters who are inferior in numbers and equipment, but superior in dedication, spirit and belief. Israel's defeat by Hizbullah follows precisely the same pattern, for exactly the same reasons.
Jerusalem light rail conductors striking over new train schedule (Haaretz)
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