Realism in the Middle East

“…Funny, we are always so close, but we never get there. And that is part of the problem.

After 20 years of trying to find the perfect point of equilibrium in a complex algorithm of territorial, identity, and religious and material claims, it should be obvious that the peace-process formula has the wrong ingredients. Scientists would readily understand that repeating the same experiment over and over again without changing its elements or their quantities will always yield the same result.”

While I share the author’s general conclusion, his piece, like so many others, ignores the elephant in the room. Islam will not tolerate the presence of Israel. Ever.