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The Israeli Periphery

Yor12 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 6:00 PM
It seems like some of these people believe that all Republicans are rich and all Democrats are poor. I wonder if they have been brain washed, or, just ignorant.

By Reva Bhalla
Vice President of Global Affairs

The state of Israel has a basic, inescapable geopolitical dilemma: Its national security requirements outstrip its military capabilities, making it dependent on an outside power. Not only must that power have significant military capabilities but it also must have enough common ground with Israel to align its foreign policy toward the Arab world with that of Israel's. These are rather heavy requirements for such a small nation.

Security, in...