peace with syria wont stop Iran & isnt the key to peace with arab - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • zionist forever
    • 07.02.10 | 18:25 (IST)

    1) Peace is not about treaties for the sake of treaties its what most benefits the countries security and the Golan is a bigger benefit to security that any treaty with Assad 2) Syria is not the key to peace making with other arab states. The Gulf states are right enemies on paper only and it is possible to make peace on on a country by country basis and Syria is not their favorite country anyway. 3) Peace with Syria will not end the Iranian threat because its Iran that pulls the strings. Assuming we made peace with Syria and Assad cut off relations with Iran, it wouldn't affect Iran if anything it would be good because they would no longer be paying Syrias debts to Russia. 4) Do we want a treaty that will badly damage the economy because of the huge costs involved? Do we want a Syria armed with US weapons which is expected as part of the peace with Israel package? Do we want Syria getting a share of Kineret water? A treaty under these terms harms Israel alot & benefits Assad only

    from the article: Peace with Syria as vital as stopping Iran's bomb
    First published 01:55 07.02.10 | Last updated 18:32 07.02.10
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