Two minutes to zero sum and counting - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Joel Weltman
    • 24.08.07 | 06:07 (IDT)

    On 8 August 1945 the human race passed the point of no return in this argument. Total war is the inevitable outcome of policies of deterrance based on holding civilian populations hostage. The neo-nazi Syrian Baathist regime is simply the stalking horse and test bed for the Iranians whose overarching goal is the world domination by dint of their peculiar, mutant brand of Islam. We are beyond reason, beyond negotiation and far behind the curve of any kind of game theory solution to this. To the Iranians any level of retaliation will be acceptable, because the dictum of the next total war being won by who is left not by who is right is the mainstay of their thinking about this. America, China and Russia will be dragged into this and will then procede to divy up a glass-clad M.E. sans Iran, sans Syria and unfortunately sans Israel. There is no longer any question that we are in the throes of the ramp up for WW3 or WW4 depending on your calculus. Giora Ram is dreaming about the past.

    from the article: Leaving the home front out of range
    First published 00:00 23.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 23.08.07
Haaretz Headlines
Illustration

NGO halts support for families of Jewish terror suspects

IRS made inquiries into major U.S. donor to Israeli nonprofit Honenu that provides legal aid to Jews accused of violent attacks against Palestinians.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu / State Comptroller Yitzhak Shapira

PM's associates blast draft Gaza war report as 'biased, politicking'

Senior officials who saw the draft report, first published by Haaretz, said comptroller found serious shortcomings in Israel's preparedness against tunnel threat.

Rivlin during a Holocaust Remembrance Day speech at Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot, May 5, 2016.

Rivlin slams right for forging ties with extremists in EU

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon emphasized the country’s duties to maintain 'high moral standards' and Justice Minister Shaked says 'Europe does not manage to shake off the ghosts of the past.'

Haredi at protest against IDF enlistment. May 2013.

Hundreds rally in support of Haredi draft-dodger arrested at a nightclub

The student, Moshe Hazan, was reportedly arrested at an Eilat nightclub, dressed as a secular man.