Totten reports:

[C]onfidence in the Israeli government and military has been restored. While a final peace with the Arabs and Palestinians is as elusive as ever, most Israelis expect a period of relative quiet now that deterrence has been established on its eastern border with the West Bank, on its northern border with Lebanon, and on its southwestern border with Gaza.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to letters@theatlantic.com.