That oversimplifies a bit. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Bitcoin Li
    • 12.07.13 | 23:25 (IDT)

    Israeli leaders are reacters, the react instead of acting. So they do not lead. They react to past dramas in Europe, they react to their own individual peculiarities etc. Now the world is at a place where it is almost possible for any small group with modest resources to cripple any country, to death even. The problem Israel has is similar to the problem for America, China, Russia etc. Countries now must either follow certain basic principles or they will topple. It's like when the first cheap pistols became available, it was much more risky to use force against people. Israel is not adapting to this reality, it is reacting as an entity that has only a limited repertoire of responses. Thus Israel is finished. For that and other reasons.

    from the article: With upheaval in Arab world, IDF facing future of threats unlike any in the past
    First published 18:59 12.07.13 | Last updated 09:00 12.07.13
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