January 19, 2014

Region Boiling, Israel Takes Up Castle Strategy

Jodi Rudoren, New York Times

The Associated Press

As the chaos escalates, Israeli officials insist they have no inclination to intervene. Instead, they have embraced a castle mentality, hoping the moat they have dug — in the form of high-tech border fences, intensified military deployments and sophisticated intelligence — is broad enough at least to buy time.

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