A similar piece about Israel's general insecurity may seem like it will balance out the picture, but unfortunately it won't. The on-the-ground reality is too complex for that and simplistic responses like "let the Arab world absorb them" are an insult to that complexity. Only when we recognize the real humanity on both sides and the real roots of both peoples in Israel/Palestine will there be the inevitable two-state solution. One people's violence and/or injustices against another cannot defend retalitory injustices that serve no ultimate purpose other than perpetuating the status quo. At some point, it must stop. Simplistic responses only delay the possibility of an agreement.
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