The New York Times has an article about one spot in the front lines of the conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians — the Termit border post that separates the Gaza Strip from Egypt. The post, largely manned by Muslim Bedouins who are Israeli citizens, is under constant attack by what seems like anybody who can get their hands on a weapon. What a desolate and miserable place. The story talks about a 14 year old Palestinian kid who throws homemade grenades at Israeli tanks for what seems like lack of anything better to do. He’s a third generation resident of a refugee camp, and there are no jobs for anyone in his family. What a meaningless existence.