After meeting with the Foreign Minister of Oman, organized by the Americans as part of the creation of the anti-Iranian coalition, Benjamin Netanyahu let it slip, making it clear that he was really yearning for war in the Middle East.
For two days Israel has been launching rocket rain in Syria. Tel Aviv fired dozens of shells around Syrian territory.
Today, Terry Deans in the public group John Pilger - Hidden Agendas, Honest Debates wrote a comment in response to my exchange of views with Stephanie Schwartz that I had posted there as a member.
Each of the full-blown wars between Israel and its Arab neighbours have carried a great measure of significance.