We have a new editorial up; it begins:
As a case study in Clausewitz’s famous axiom that war is a continuation of politics by others means, the Israeli–Hezbollah conflict is almost ideal. Hezbollah wants to stay on Israel’s northern border, toward the ultimate goal of wiping Israel off the map. Israel wants Hezbollah pushed off the border, toward the ultimate goal of eliminating Hezbollah as an armed militia. These obviously are irreconcilable political goals. When the struggle to advance them moves from the battlefield to the diplomatic arena, they remain just as irreconcilable, as we are witnessing in what may be the unraveling of the U.S./French-proposed ceasefire resolution at the United Nations…..
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