[Israel's] Its history is fraught with the overuse of military force that has weakened the sovereignty of political entities with which it could have crystallized the rules of the game to improve its security. And the more these entities were weakened, the more Israel escalated its hits and weakened them still further. this is the crucial passage. Now, if country's elite does not learn from such experiences, one must really assume tha tit does not wish to and the strategy is deliberate.
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from the article: The ongoing failure of Israel's military thinking