Will Israel Survive?Book - 2006
An authority on the Middle East objectively assesses many of the challenges and dangers confronting the state of Israel--including terrorism, religious extremism, political divisiveness, and precarious water resources--to argue that Israel's resilience will allow it to survive and thrive into the future. 30,000 first printing.
Since it first declared independence six decades ago, Israel has endured constant threats to its existence. Though the Palestinian conflict continues to hold the world's attention, it is in fact only one of the nation's long-term concerns. Aside from terrorists seeking to destroy it, Israel must contend with tensions between secular and religious Jews, the demographic challenges posed by a quickly growing Arab population, internal political divisions, and disputes over the water sources that are critical to its survival. In the face of these many challenges, the country's future can seem precarious indeed.
The former editor of The Near East Report explores the many dangers confronting Israel, and argues that the country is built for resilience