The simple reality is that the Palestinian armed struggle has always been a classic guerrilla struggle, like the Chinese communists, the Vietnamese against the French and the Americans, even the Irgun against the British. The only way you defeat that, as the British did in Malaya, is by "drying up the sea in which the fish swim." Jabotinsky called it the "Iron Wall." In fact it's an iron fist and an iron cage. When Bibi lets his guard down, he describes Israel's policy toward the Palestinians thusly: "Hit them, hit them and hit them again."
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