Friday, September 09, 2005

New Arab View of Israel

The always-lucid Ehud Ya'ari writes that Arab views toward Israel are shifting in the post-disengagement era. Instead of pushing for a massive attack on the Jewish state, some Arab thinkers are now predicting the state is nearing collapse on its own.

A new thesis is spreading through the Arab world, according to which Israel is approaching old age and is battling a long, drawn-out terminal illness. Even if the Jewish state is still healthy enough to be able to suppress the symptoms, the theory goes, there will be no recovery. From being a dynamic society suffused with the ideals of Zionist revival and with the wind of history in its sails, the Israelis have turned into a torn nation, lost, confused and lacking spirit.

Read the whole story.


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