Facing Extremism

Too depressingly familiar: eight young people killed, along with the gunman who ended their lives. Many more injured.

As is the intent of such extremists, he took aim not only at innocent civilians, but also at the heart of future security and hope for Israelis and Palestinians: a negotiated two-state resolution to their conflict. Ensuring that he does not achieve this broader objective will require a renewed commitment by all involved, including the United States.

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