It’s Just “Tit-For-Tat” For the Financial Times

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While its actual article doesn’t employ such terminology, the Financial Times’ subhead on its Middle East news page raises some eyebrows:

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“Tit-for-tat” expresses a false moral equivalence between Palestinian terrorists initiating the firing of rockets towards Israeli civilian targets and Israeli counter-measures to protect its civilians.

Suspiciously similar to the all too familiar “cycle of violence.”


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