The article is interesting until the final conclusion, which serves only as a non sequitur. Of course it's better to be strong enough that you are the detainer rather than the detainee - we did not need the benefit of his experience in Lebanon to know that. I'm not putting words into the author's mouth one way or the other, but his conclusion seemed strangely trivial.
Abbas: West Bank arson is a 'crime against humanity', vows to petition ICC (Haaretz)
from the article: When I was Eden Abergil