Al-Aqsa Intifada

Dark Thoughts On A Nameless War

09/27/2002
Associate Editor
This week Israel enters its third year of a war with no name, with nary an ally, and with no objective more glorious than a lull. It’s been a war plagued by indecision and misdirection. The enemy’s leader is harassed and reviled but not erased. The country is said to be safe for tourism yet the danger is compared to the 1930s. Israel claims impending victory but has surrendered the messianic dreams and borders that thrilled us in 1967.
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