Israel's short term plan is to grab all they can and hope to change the facts on the ground. Israel's long term plan is to grab all they can and hope to change the facts on the ground. America's short term plan is to offer unquestioning support to Israel while ignoring the fact that Israel is neither a democracy or a peace seeker. America's long term plan cannot be so short sighted and simple minded however. A never ending series of mideast crisies and wars paid for by the American tax payer in both blood and money will eventually motivate the nation into action as happened with Vietnam. At that point it will be necessary to cast Israel adrift, just as America cast the South Vietnamese adrift.
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