Israel needs to see the devil on the other side. That´s the only way to make a existence bearable, which always is and will be full of doubts and guilty conscience. But the necessity is also important abroad, because the support of Israel has its function in western societies and undermines the moral all over the western world. There the building up of a new Devil is also of special use, not only for Anders Breivik, but also for Sarkozy, Berlusconi, Merkel, Cameron etc. and there is nothing more to say about the USA. The reasons for that should not be a mistery.
from the article: Shalit deal should change Israel's stance toward Hamas