To Uncommon American: Netanyahu chooses survival in a cynical and corrupt political universe. Expansionism, conflict and apartheid exist to varying degrees in all socieities on earth, including the Arab world. Netanyahu and his supporters know that showing too much weakness is pas nicht for Israel's future well being. Why not challenge civilization to its very core when your political survival after 3,300 years is on the line? Israel has the resources and the intelligence to do so.
2 Turkish security personnel killed, 24 wounded by Kurdish suicide bomb in eastern Turkey (Reuters)
from the article: How will Netanyahu respond to Obama's ultimatum?