After every military operation where things don't go exactly right - Lebanon 2006, Cast Lead, flotilla - Israel's conclusion of what went wrong is always the same: Next time, More Force. If there ever a country was that can see the world only through one prism it is today's Israel. Every fact on the ground is making things ever more clear - Israel's long term security and prosperity can no longer be guaranteed by force alone. But Israel knows only one reaction: More Force. It's time to learn some 'new tricks.' To paraphrase James Brown, "Papa needs a brand new bag."
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