This piece is a year old but I think is VERY relevant to recent cabinet changes in Israel AND that countries recent decision to re-open Gaza imports. It may sound paranoid but I believe the right in the Knesset are setting up the Palestinians for war. The foundations of war take years to develop and this has been coming a long time,
by Karl Spain
Bear with me here because this string isn’t obvious, you need a little background. Israel, like the U.S. is a complicated place with a complicated electorate. Actually the U.S. 2 party and platform system is juvenile-istically simple as compared to politics of the Knesset, which is akin to playing chess in Hebrew, blind-folded, against Bobby Fischer.
But on to the point. Here’s what I think. The writer mentioned above, Mazal Mualem (I want to yell Mazal Tov!, every time I write her name!) is what you would call “In the Loop” she’s got her very sensitive ear tightly pressed to the ground in Tel Aviv and what she sees and hears and even feels and then writes in her regular column, is very telling, in my humble opinion. I’m reaching on this one; I want you to know that, having warned you, here goes.
She sees diplomatic…
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