The proposition that the resolution of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict would lead to a wider Middle East peace is an oft-repeated fallacy that ignores history. Linking it to other Middle East conundrums obscures the actual reasons for internecine conflict in the Middle East today.
Breaking the Will of Terrorists in Israeli Jails Will Lead to the Defeat of Their Leaders
The recent prison break of arch-terrorist Zakaria Zubeidi and five others was facilitated by the Israeli penal system’s extraordinary accommodations for prisoners. In a speech to the House of Commons in 1952, Winston Churchill said, “A prisoner of war is