Israel's Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, compared Israel's situation today with other critical periods in the nation's past. Without hesitation, he answered: In the best case scenario, it's May 1967. In the worst case, it's May 1948.
Should students who conspire to "shut down" an invited speaker with whom they disagree be prosecuted for the misdemeanor of conspiracy to disturb a meeting? That is the question roiling the University of California.
Should Netanyahu finally decide to bring Kadima into the effort to end the conflict, he could dramatically improve Israel's image and live up to his reputation as a master of public relations rather than a demagogue.
In a recent US military report "CENTCOM officers question the U.S. policy of isolating the two movements" and encourage "strategies that would integrate the organizations into their political mainstreams."