Israeli leaders can go on and on about how perilous security is for the tiny defenseless state, but the truth is that they would not have it any other way. There have been several rock solid plans to guarantee security, notably the Saudi plan, but all have been rejected by Israel. Israel's drug of choice is a self inflicted existential threat and it is on track to end the way that kind of thing usually ends. Endless academic analysis of simple things only distracts.
Roadside bomb kills five border officers in western Iraq (AP)
from the article: The Titanic has set sail for Palestine