Palestine and Israel: ‘David and Goliath’ ?

David and Goliath (1599) by Caravaggio

The excessive use of force creates legitimacy problems, and force without legitimacy leads to defiance, not submission.
― Malcolm Gladwell, David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

David and Goliath is a painting by the Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610). It was painted in about 1599, and is held in…