|Thursday, September 13, 2018|
|Weekly Commentary: Yom Kippur War Repeat - The Self Serving Conceptzia|
Weekly Commentary: Yom Kippur War Repeat - The Self Serving Conceptzia
Israeli policy towards Hezbollah today is driven by the "conceptzia" that
Hezbollah forces will cross into Israel and slaughter the Israelis who
There's a similar "conceptzia" for Hamas. The only difference in the
Hundreds - or even thousands - of Israeli dead would be a tragedy. But it
After all, in both cases, whatever Hezbollah or Hamas does, it is expected
The "conceptzia" is a great source of comfort for policy makers.
It serves to justify postponing in perpetuity any substantive action against
There will always be a weapons system on order, a gizmo still under
But what if the "conceptzia" is wrong?
I look at two enemies that have poured tremendous resources over many years
Enemies that have developed considerable capabilities.
And all they are going to do is slaughter some Israelis near the border?
It would be irresponsible for me to share on a public forum my assessment of
Suffice it to say that in the absence of the "conceptzia", the potential
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