Israeli Arab riots are no intifada - they're civil war
The fuel driving the 'Abu Khdeir intifada' is not the occupation, but the fact that the Palestinians in Israel are discriminated against and excluded from all walks of Jewish society.
On the face of it, the most suitable name for the nationwide riots that erupted in recent days is the “Abu Khdeir intifada,” as a sort of Pavlovian reaction to the murder of the Palestinian youth Mohammed Abu Khdeir. It’s very easy to see these events as the beginning of yet another popular uprising, stemming from Israel’s continued occupation of the territories it conquered...
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