Better to settle for survival and leave GRAND STRATEGY to arabs - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Voice of Reason
    • 03.02.07 | 01:35 (IST)

    Israel needs a grand strategy about as much as a fish needs a bicycle! Mussolini had a grand strategy, Hitler had a grand strategy, Sadaam Hussein had a grand strategy, and probably Ahmadinejad has a grand strategy. What Israel needs is to survive. Of course, anyone who things that the Lebanon adventure was a strategic failue doesn't understand the term. Lebanon was a tactical failure in that Hezbollah was only neutralized as an immediate threat to the border but not destroyed. Whether it was or was not a strategic failure will not be known for at least another couple of years.

    from the article: Tossing the ball around
    First published 00:00 02.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 02.02.07
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