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    • Iletzter
    • 08.12.09 | 03:18 (IST)

    While the writer has criticized the noise that Israeli made , claiming their intention is otherwise; The truth is that we are at best position of peace with Syria today. We are on top of the Golan and at any period of trouble or unrest could lob a missile right into the Syrian palace in Damascus very easily. There has been no soldier lost on this front , and Assad knows this as well. There is really nothing to be gained from such a peace. It is giving up a very strategic assett for a piece of worthless paper. Only a fool would really believe that Syria would change itself into a Jew lover. He would then become a dagerous enemy with upperhand. Egypt was far away and the cold peace that we have is not exactly what we hoped for. Egypt is ammassing an enormous military capability and its' address is only Israel. He doesn't need this sophisticated army as protection against Libya. Olmert had personal criminal problems so he tried to make a go with Syria. As Sharon who for personal interests

    from the article: Comment / On peace with Syria, Israeli leaders only talk the talk
    First published 00:00 08.12.09 | Last updated 11:30 08.12.09
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