Iranian Cement and Israeli Whitewash

A country that basks in the glory of military achievement, no matter how impressive, is not a healthy country.

How many times can they show a sack of cement that’s labeled “Made in Iran” before our brain goes numb? How much praise can be heaped on a daring maritime operation before it makes us dizzy? How many times can we listen to the navy commander, surrounded by cameras, of course, radio the chief of staff to tell him “the ship is in our hands” – as if it were...