Tag Archives: Camp David Accords

concessions: the concession stand is always open

Eyes on Zion. ┬áPeace can never be achieved when only one side gives and the other merely receives. This does not nurture an attitude of respect for an adversary. On the contrary, weakness encourages an adversary to try to take … Continue reading

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return of the rat patrol

The desert rats. The old jaunty Monty bagging the straggler in Rommel’s contingent in the shifting dunes. Lawrence of Arabia, that envelope pushing Orientalist and the legacy of Western firepower, destruction, albeit so solidly revealed as the path of the … Continue reading

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ascending to the temple mount

Twenty-eight years in opposition. Twenty-eight years as head of the official opposition. That was Menachem Begin. No where else in the world would someone ply on, election after election destined for official opposition status. The story goes, that Begin met … Continue reading

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