Jerusalem Bombing a Reminder that Calm is Artificial

(Jerusalem Post) Arieh O'Sullivan - With anywhere between 30 and 50 warnings a day, the sense of calm is artificial. It is the product of a relentless campaign by Shin Bet agents and soldiers manning roadblocks, by attack helicopter pilots and special forces and others in uniform who have killed, arrested, or run underground Palestinians determined to wipe us out of existence. The latest Palestinian polls show that 60% back suicide bombings inside Israel. By stopping the bomber, the two Border Policemen performed like heroes, alas at a terrible cost. But because of them, many families who could have awoken this morning with their lives shattered will instead continue with their normal lives.

2004-09-23 00:00:00

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