This will become the occasion for renewed calls for the Israelis to make new concessions to the “Palestinians,” so as to relieve their sense of grievance. But what Western officials refuse to acknowledge is that while the pretexts always shift, the grievances always remain, as they are the basis for those concessions.
“Fatah: Netanyahu to be hanged at the ICC,” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik, Palestinian Media Watch, January 4, 2015:
Following the Palestinian Authority’s application to join the International Criminal Court, Abbas’ Fatah movement posted the above picture on Facebook of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with a noose dangling in front of him. Fatah suggests that Netanyahu will be hanged “soon.” [Fatah Facebook, “The Main Page,” Jan. 4, 2015]