Why the hell does America support Israel? (A fine story for a Monday)

Now that title ought to catch a few Google searches there.  Anyone who's ever been in an abusive relationship understands the belief that sometimes, even though he keeps on yelling and hitting, you know, deep down, you're just right for one another and eventually he'll become the guy you knew when you first met him. And it … Continue reading Why the hell does America support Israel? (A fine story for a Monday)

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Will Go On Until It Can’t (Or: When Proxy Wars Lose Their Value, They End)

You could wake up in 1950, 1960, 1970, or 1980 and read more or less similar headlines.  Arab forces, outmatched but full of dumb, brave young men, launch attacks on Israel.  Israel kills a whole bunch of people in return, not particularly worried about who so long as the attacks stop.  Everything goes quiet for … Continue reading The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Will Go On Until It Can’t (Or: When Proxy Wars Lose Their Value, They End)