Zeev Sternhell has just about summed it up, but where the hell do we go from here? Normally when things get this bad in a democracy the electorate starts howling for an election. But the Israeli public has been so well spooked by the current government that the next elections may well produce a government even less capable of dealing with its own citizens, much less the Palestinians.
Russian airstrikes hit Syrian provinces of Hama and Idlib (Reuters)
from the article: A society falling apart