They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results. We've been trying to get peace talks moving while funding the Israeli military for decades. We're not getting different results. We should phase out funding of Israel's military.
We can do that without jeopardizing Israel's security. Egypt and Jordan aren't interested in attacking, while Saudi Arabia's not interested in funding a war. Syria is too fucked up to invade anybody and will be for a while, and Iran (or Russia, for that matter) lack the expeditionary capacity to attack. Even if they do get a wild hair and decide to attack, we can easily shut them down.
I don't know if our withdrawal of support will change the situation in Israel or not. But what we're doing now is clearly not working, so a change is called for.
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