Unfortunately, the author of this piece made no reference to my Project Syndicate commentary of March 21, 2017 on 'Europe's Dutch Turning Point': https://twitter.com/scweijffinger/status/852488712428630016?refsrc=email&s=11
By defining today's geopolitics as a clash between democracy and autocracy, the Biden administration risks both empowering America's adversaries and undercutting its allies. And an us-versus-them approach will make it impossible to confront shared global challenges.
worries that the new US administration has centered its strategy on ideology rather than pragmatism.
The prevailing consensus among Israelis that Palestinian nationalism had been defeated – and thus that a political solution to the conflict was no longer necessary – lies in tatters. And even as the violence escalates, it has become clear to both sides that the era of glorious wars and victories is over.
explains why the sudden eruption of Palestinian resistance caught a complacent nation off guard.