a classic example of old-think. such policies can work if it is Britain and India--but they cannot if it is either a Hitler (you tried that in the 1930s) or an enemy who will accept nothing but your total destruction. Fighting Israel's war against terror, or our own, will certainly fail if your policy is compromise and negotiation rather than force.
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: Learning the hard way