He absolutely wrecked any chances for peace between Israel and the Arabs. Many revolutionaries are unwilling or are incapable not governing a peaceful nation. They know only one thing-violence and and disorder. It's their means of retaining power. His objective was to destroy Israel, not create a nation.
Merkel says would welcome constructive Iranian role in any Syria talk (Reuters)
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