An unholy land

The war Israel is fighting against terrorism is not the same war the United States is fighting. The origins, responsibilities, and resolutions of the two are distinct and U.S. identification with Israel’s war seems only to bring greater conflict to the Middle East.

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s December 2 visit with President George W. Bush, with its photo-op handshake, signaled U.S. assent to Israel’s current policies. If we are...

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