I didnt get that he is justifying keeping all the settlements in place. It seems his main point is that we should have kept pressing the war against Palestinian terror so we would likely not be facing the barrage of kassems and the renewal of homicide bombings we are facing today. Arens is just telling it like it is. Hey, if you dont want things turning out the ay he says, just convince Abbas, Hamas, IJ and Al-Aqsa Brigades to not pull that trigger and not send that kid to his death and not launch that rocket. I manage to go through my day without doing that.
from the article: Terrorism can wait