wildernessvoice wrote:In 1948 Egypt flew British Spitfires abgainst Israel who defended with GERMAN planes.
Isreal kicked their ass.
A 'nother war a 'nother defeat- Israel kicked Egyptian ass out of the Sinai area.
How good where the Israelis ?? The US and Britian had to ask Israel to NOT capture the Suez Canal. (Remmeber that Pearson Noble Prize??
It just seems almost miraculous the way Israel wins wars that they should have lost.
Bad things are about to fall on Egypt.
The Muslim brotherhood seems to be becoming entrenched in the Middle East.
The American empire appears to be dying.
The best thing that Israel can do to ensure its future is to make a two state solution with Palestinians and try harder for peace with its neighbours. Demographic and economic factors are not looking in Israels favour.
The Islamisation of the west may also make it politically unacceptable in the future to help defend Israel as well.
I do not really see most Jews as being military oriented either. Their participation rates in the US military, for instance, have historically been very low.