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War is in the Air

The latest Israeli retaliation leads some to ponder if both sides will reach a breaking point.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/war_is_in_the_air_20010831

As Israeli opposition leader Yossi Sarid noted this week, the slide into war often happens despite the fact that no one intends or wishes it. As the Al-Aksa Intifada entered its 12th month this week with a new and ominous surge in the level of violence, Israelis are beginning to wonder if the "smell of war," as Sarid wrote, indeed is in the air.

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