Allison — Thanks for bringing the feel of the land and people to us. The cloudless blue sky, the arid desert landscape, the boredom of imposed isolation and the dry baked heat of the long day.
On a good day it is quiet, but since the cut-off it is even quieter. The soldiers and police are not even present, just the evidence that they were there and the specter of their impending return.
And, beneath this land lies the raging force that lead a seventeen year old child to enter a settlement, a home and finally, the bedroom of a thirteen year old sleeping child. In the middle of the night he cut her to death causing her to bleed out. Then he pays the price for his deed with his life.
The explosion of war may come soon. From the cycling referenced by Ahamd Abu Ummar will come the total break in the residual of norms.