Pre-emption is not an option, it's the trigger for WWIII - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 10.10.07 | 11:16 (IST)

    A pre-emptive strike against Iran will indeed bring on the certain demise of Israel, if not immediately, then in the long run: Gunslinger mentality always sooner or later meets whit someone who is quicker on the draw. The boot hills of the American West are a testimony to where this policy will end. The correct path is conciliation, with the first and most relevant step a quick reconciliation with the Palestinians according to the Arab League/Saudi Initiative. The Road Map today leads to a dead end, and is in fact a dead letter. The only viable plan is RECONCILIATION, BASED ON INTERNATIONAL GUARANTEES FROM THE ARAB LEAGUE AND WORLD ORGANIZATIONS. Israel must demonstrate both trust and trustworthiness for peace, or die the death of the gunslinger.

    from the article: Preparing for the military option
    First published 00:00 10.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.10.07
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