He told me that it is a myth that people can be victims of their own leaders because under the apparently seeable differences and/or conflict between them, the leaders always merely (often subconsciously) follow and resemble the mental / psychological state of mind that the people are in. I hope he was wrong in that and you better pray he was wrong in that. Regards.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
from the article: Clinton: Palestinian state achieved through negotiations is inevitable