The World’s Cruel Indifference to Israel’s Plight

For Americans and Europeans, there’s no room for sympathy for Israeli children when Palestinian suffering is regarded as the human rights abuse du jour.

As the search continues for the three teenagers who were kidnapped while hitchhiking to their settlement in the West Bank over a week ago, Israel’s historical dilemma regarding terrorism is starting to come with a hitch: The sympathy the western world once lavished on the Jewish state has lessened to the point of near indifference.