Israel: Heading for a Political Cliff?
What can't go on forever, won't.
by Stephen Lendman
Middle East expert Patrick Seale knows the region well. He's covered it for over four decades. On December 4, he said:
He "rarely encountered such detestation of Israel, such thirst for revenge and such rage at its superpower patron. (It's) bubbling beneath the surface like molten lava."
How can tiny Israel "defy hundreds of millions of Arabs, Iranians and Turks and the vast Muslim world beyond? Only the United States can save Israel from the suicidal folly of its leaders."
Rage holds back only so long. Oppressed people eventually rebel. Israel's moment of truth awaits. US support delays its day of reckoning.
The longer rage builds, the greater the eventual eruption. When it comes, containment won't be possible. Rogue Netanyahu governance hastens the day. A previous article called him more mad dog than leader.
He may end up fiddling while Israel burns. His hermetic worldview may be its undoing. He threatens to take an entire nation and the region over a cliff with him.