That statement should be written, in a delicate font, on expensive paper, and stapled to the PM's forehead. So many ideas about what Israel should or should not do. Only one fact should be stressed. With a Palestinian state that is adequately independent and respected, Israel may survive. Without it Israel has no chance. Everything else is fluff. Once the Palestinian state exists then Israel will have an opportunity to strategize and pursue diplomacy. Otherwise the decay continues and accelerates.
Policeman killed by blast in Bahrain village, interior ministry (Reuters)
from the article: Israel must tread carefully during the Arab Spring