Thursday, June 20, 2002
The New Israeli Policy

This piece by William Saletan at Slate explores the new Israeli policy. The framing of the new policy as taking back land in response to the mass murder by suicide bombing attacks as an appropriately complementary response to the "land for piece" aspect of the Oslo "peace process" helps small-brained me understand it better. He also goes into both how far can Israel take the policy and also the internal divisions in Sharon's government about what the policy actually is. Recommended reading.