Whether or not the American Civil War is a relevant analogue, Geffen's primary analysis of the Occupation is spot on. An apartheid like situation in the West Bank will not be sustainable in the medium-long term with increasing confrontation and criticism from the rest of the world, except the US. Even the Israelis may tire of being seen as a pariah state.
Iraq prepares troops for offensive to retake Mosul (Reuters)
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