Egypt, Israel, and the sudden return of Land for Peace

Posted: February 14, 2011 in Uncategorized

When the revolution began in Egypt, many in Israel expected it to fail. What is more telling, though, is that so many in Israel quietly wanted it to.
This is not a judgment, nor a criticism. It’s not that Israelis were against Egyptians feeling freedom. It’s that Israelis did not themselves want to feel panic.
Not just fear. A certain specifically sabra-grade panic, a black dread, too broad to ignore, but too deep and too tangled to read, especially for people who have learned, across four decades of occupation, to deaden anxiety into denial. LINK HERE

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