11/18/12

One Stone

So apparently Iran has been supplying Hamas with disassembled Fajr-5 missles, which can potentially reach Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv. The rocket pieces are smuggled through an underground tunnel system and then reassembled in Palestine. It seems that this is a good portion of the provocation for last week’s exchange of fire between Gaza and Israel.

I have always had a lot of sympathy for both causes. If I’m Palestinian, I’m throwing rocks at the Iron Dome, no question. And, if I’m Israeli, I’m like, “What are the chances that we would reoccupy Israel during the very first century in all of human history where blowing the indigenous people off the map isn’t an acceptable strategy??!” I mean, if Zionism occurs 75 years earlier, nobody cares if Israel wipes the Palestinians out. But, instead, Israel and Palestine have been asked to accept the least natural arrangement — to live occupier and occupied as some kind of political equals.

Continued good luck, really.

Written and performed by theipoetlaureate. Music produced pumpkinFoot.

Today’s blong here:

Iron Dome