Netanyahu and his far-right government have not only been indifferent to the danger of an unbridled nationalism that sanctifies the nation and its land, they have actively encouraged it.
When the Israeli army repeatedly kills young Palestinians in non-life-threatening situations, should we be surprised by the emergence of Jewish terrorism?
With the U.S. having failed to use its leverage over Israel, the only way to convince Israelis to accept a two-state outcome is a Palestinian non-violent, anti-apartheid struggle.
Yet again the experts have been proven wrong: There's no newly pragmatic Bibi, so perhaps the time for a UN Security Council-brokered peace has come.
Israel has been singled out for special treatment, not punishment - the rewards of American largesse, despite its predatory occupation of the Palestinians and their land.
Kerry's effort to re-launch the peace process was based on the illusion that Netanyahu is committed to a two-state solution; its failure means that it's only a matter of time before the Palestinians fight back.
Withdrawal from the occupied Palestinian territories would address the existential threat facing Israel far better than an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Kerry's relentless diplomacy will never result in an actual peace agreement unless the U.S. is willing to pay the domestic political price of pressuring Netanyahu to accept the two-state solution based on the 1967 borders.
The entire West Bank is now considered by Netanyahu and his government not as 'occupied' territory but as 'disputed' territory, to which the Jews have as much a claim as its Arab inhabitants.
If a people who so recently experienced such unspeakable inhumanities cannot understand the injustice and suffering its territorial ambitions are inflicting, what hope is there for the rest of us?