The author writes that Isreal should be realistic and not be devastated if it does nto always crush its enemies. However, this view itself is not realistic. The reason is that even if, for example, the proportion of Israel's casualties to its enemies is 3:1, this would be devastating for Israel as its enemies outnumber Israel in terms of population (and birth rate) by more than 3:1.
Supreme Court rejects plea for freeze on expansion of asylum seekers' detention (Haaretz)
from the article: Not dying in vain