Israel, the Country in the Bubble

Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, the West Bank and even Jordan - the threats are all around us, only we refuse to confront the truth.

If I’m not mistaken, it was the Israeli journalist and writer Dahn Ben-Amotz who asked, “What’s better, a slippery road or a rough road?” This hypothetical question elicited many answers, the best of which was: “It depends on whether you’re asking the driver or the tire.” In either case, the situation is bad for both the tire and the driver. But the responsibility lies entirely with the...