Bibi did this to himself. It's not a misunderstanding, its perfect understanding - and it continues to be the result of his monolithic appraisal of all Muslims as terrorists and potential threats. Do you honestly think the right wing voters swayed by these comments are as eager to take his comments as lightly as you do? Or do they expect him to keep his word?
So, the PA doesn't exist? And there is no Palestinian state why? Are the right wing groups being held accountable for land grabs, mosque burnings, etc? How many illegal settlements have been removed?Right off I would say yes, because at least there exists a government that can prosicute them, as opposed to the non existent gov controll on the other side of the boarder.
So they are much safer but now in danger of existential annihilation? SO when Arab countries lined up entire divisions of armor against Israel, that was dangerous. Now, rockets made of junk that rarely hit anything at all are an existential threat?It has won them several conflicts, and much strategic land which has made them safer. I suppose if they hadn't given up any of the land they won, and had continued to the sea we wouldn't have this current problem
So I'd say it was working.
Its a political problem, and Bibi has no political solution ... except apparently constant double speak.
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I am also glad to see cross thread contamination and ad hominem take the place of any meaningful dialogue. Which is of course exactly the problem with Bibi. In fact, its a problem with criticism of Israel in general. Rather than address the criticism or the situation, Israel's sycophants just go after people.
By all means, if you think the policy of mowing the grass and denying but not denying the two state solution (which I am sure the right wing voters think is a misunderstanding) will lead to anything good - make the case.
There is a reason none of you are. Bibi IS toxic. He is leading Israel to steady international isolation and condemnation.
What apologists fail to realize is that Bibi is not Israel. If a different administration was elected, you'd blindly support that policy too wouldn't you? Any actual discussion on the substance of the policy and outcomes appears superfluous.
Hence the Palestinians are seeking statehood through means other that negotiations with Israel. I think we'll start to see those actions bear fruit ... thanks to Bibi.