Israel (and the West) may have only one long-term option

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Submitted by Charles, Dec 28, 2012 06:17

Your final paragraph is the crux of the matter. The West (as well as Israel) faces a long term threat from militant Islam. As such, unpopular though it may be, if Islam cannot reform itself in a relatively short timescale, compared to the Christian Reformation period, then there is an increasing probability that all out conflict will ensue with the Islamic ideology that drives both the Islamic hatred of Israel/Jews and Western culture/values. Any distinction of 'moderate' and militant Islam is liable to become blurred in such a scenario.

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Israel's Redefining Victory [26 words]SusanJan 9, 2013 14:10
The real deterrence [94 words]Yuval Brandstetter MDDec 29, 2012 06:09
Agreed, but... [32 words]JJFJan 6, 2013 16:30
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"...fully vanquishing hostile forces, despite the price it may have to pay[?]" [45 words]Dan FriedmanDec 28, 2012 16:21
⇒ Israel (and the West) may have only one long-term option [89 words]CharlesDec 28, 2012 06:17
Escalation [35 words]JJFDec 30, 2012 12:17
There is a far bigger issue to deal with first [200 words]Max ModineJan 1, 2013 02:57

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