There is an element in Israel that cannot abide the desire of most Israelis and most American Jews for Israel to be a full member in good standing of the Western alliance and a respected state in the family of nations.
Kramer does not favor reducing the appeal of radicalism by improving the lives of Palestinians. He believes the solution is ensuring that there are fewer Palestinian boys who might grow up to be radicals.
When Israel is accused, however unjustly, of any alleged misdeed against the Palestinians, the din is immediate and deafening. But when fellow Arabs are shown to be inflicting real damage on the Palestinians, there's hardly a peep.