Mossad chief says Syria won't break Hezbollah ties - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Arie Raif
    • 15.05.07 | 11:09 (IDT)

    Mr, Benn ,you told us why Israel is not negotiating with SYRIA in your feb/8/07 analysis which is much more convincing then Dagan of the Mossad,,,, it's strange that Bush is preventing Olmert from taking the step that could rescue him from his political decline: a renewal of negotiations with Syria. But Olmert has a problem: Bush is not allowing him to talk to Assad. American officials who are asked about a revival of the Syrian channel respond by reading out the long list of crimes committed by Damascus, including its support for terror from Gaza to Baghdad. If the choice is between pursuing the ideological war against terror and a realistic policy that would preserve Olmert's government, Bush prefers the ideology. But there may be another explanation, which is more worrisome for Olmert: that the Americans assume he cannot survive, and it's a waste to help a bankrupt enterprise.

    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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