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Making war against nation states and their people no longer works. Unstable and undemocratic countries are usually controlled by individuals and cabals against whom military force ends up harming their own domestic victims more than the entrenched leadership, and new … Continue reading
The Polish Zionist ideologue Vladimir Jabotinsky, the father of Israelâ€™s right wing, observed nearly a century ago that much of the Arab world was a fragile mosaic. A few sharp blows, he wrote, would cause it to shatter, leaving Israel the regionâ€™s dominant power. Jabotinsky may have been right.
Even if the Bashar al-Assad regime manages to hang on in Syria, that countryâ€™s economy is being wrecked, its people driven into poverty and neighbors tempted to intervene. Israel just threatened to attack Syriaâ€™s modest store of chemical weapons. Turkey is stumbling into the morass, egged on by the Saudis and Gulf Arabs. Russiaâ€™s national prestige is increasingly involved in Syriaâ€”which is as close to its borders as northern Mexico is to the United States. Iran may yet get involved. Continue reading