Israel: Some Basic Facts

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  Nothing could attest to that fact more than the Israel-Arab conflict, which in reality is the Israel-Islamist conflict. This is not a territorial dispute between Israel and those Arabs who call themselves Palestinians, though it is framed as such.  No, the stark reality of the Muslim war against the Jewish state is rooted in one fundamental fact: namely, the unchangeable refusal by Muslims to ever accept a non-Islamic nation in territory once conquered in the name of Allah, even if that nation -- the Jewish nation -- precedes Islam by millennia. Peace overtures and endless territorial concessions by tiny Israel to the giant Muslim and Arab world have been, and are, as worthless as a thirsty soul in the desert seeking to survive by staggering towards an inviting mirage. Back in 1976, Prime Minister Golda Meir visited Britain and was asked what needed most to be done for her country in combating the relentless...(Read Full Article)