Israel has cultivated a mob of prickly settlers to act as a provocation to the Palestinains. Besides their prickly attitudes, these settlers have the usual Israel arroogance and sense of entitlement. Israel cultivates these qualties by letting these settlers get away with their various excesses. It is not normal for a nation to build massive communities outside their national borders. Arens has no credibility in ignoring this fact.
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
from the article: 'Price tag' acts were born of the Gaza disengagement