He believes "that talks with Syria would do more harm than good" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 14.05.07 | 05:44 (IDT)

    Let me translate: "Going into negotiations with Syria when we have no intention of negotiating in good faith is damaging to Israel, because the weakness of our position will become obvious to all. Better to refuse to enter talks, because then nobody sees how naked our desire for the Golan really is, nor how duplicitous is our demand that Syria make peace when we are unwilling to make any concession in return" More accurate, perhaps, but I can understand why it is not catchy enough for a media soundbite.

    from the article: Mossad chief says Syria won't break Hezbollah ties
    First published 00:00 14.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 14.05.07
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