Since 1967 Israel has played and enjoyed the role of occupier in the West Bank and Gaza. It has annexed East Jerusalem and the Golan. It has played the role of France in Algeria and tried various methods to control the occupied , as they colonised, settled and dispossessed and caged in a population that became incrreasingly restive and resistant. They proposed a dicatate of "this is what you will get" and its our last offer. Issues that were problematic were not to be discussed. The heel of the boot got used to a neck it could control, arrogant in their own power, but now the boot is being pushed off and they don't know what to do but react like Samson and bring down the entire house. And Marcus is surprised?
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