WAR! uh! WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR?: Well, it'll keep Madonna out of your hair. It's probably no surprise that someone who's scared of ramblers has decided to axe her Israel gigs, but it's a pity she's doing it for the wrong reasons: "the political climate has made it difficult to plan such a huge undertaking" rather than "it's not really going to be big or clever to go and play in the capital of a country which is currently driving tanks through people's houses while there are still people in them."