30 years ago, the whole of the West backed Israel. Now nobody does really except the US, and even that's beginning to look risky. Israel has two options. Option 1 - change course, make peace, free the Pals and regain friends. Option 2 maintain Irgunist Zionist 'purity' and go down fighting for Greater Israel, sacrificing its one last international friendship, that with the US.
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