Peace Is Reached by Bicycle, Not Motorcycle

Three motorcyclists have raced to the final-status mountaintop: Ehud Barak, Tzipi Livni, and Ehud Olmert. Their wrecked motorcycles hold a clear message to anyone who tries to surge to the summit that crushed all three.

In the spring of 2000, when peace was at the door, I wrote an article called “The motorcyclist.” I argued that the right way to...