The settlers have failed and the way they are lashing out at the local Arab population shows they know it as well. The mistake made by the settlers in the territories is that they failed to integrate the Palestinian people, they were herded into ghettos denied medicines, denied freedom of movement, denied food, denied water, denied democratic elections where they elected leaders who could actually acheive something, denied life in some cases. Denying their rights was always going to make them lash out. The state of Israel is now retreating behind its final fortress redoubt. Like the Americans settling the west circled the wagons. The state will survive mainly thanks to the $3 billion dollars it receives from the United States every year.
Court rejects plea bargain from former PM Olmert, adding one month to jail sentence (Haaretz)
from the article: Settlers, you have failed