The Trouble with Democracy in the Middle East

Once again, things have heated up between Israel and the Palestinians. Israel began bombing Gaza in retaliation against rockets fired into Israeli territory. The rockets continued, and Thursday a Palestinian rocket actually made it all the way to Tel Aviv. That prosperous city hasn’t had to turn the sirens on for over twenty years. As things continue to escalate, Israel has started to mobilize troops, just in case boots on the ground become necessary. Continue reading