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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