60 years of experience cannot be ignored. The Arabs don't want peace. They want war and death and destruction. Look at what their political and religious leaders say. Look at the vicious propaganda they spread all over the internet, including this very talkback. Rahm Emmanuel is merely parroting what his boss believes in, and what Jimmy Carter believed in: that through weakness and cheap talk the U.S. can achieve great foreign policy victories. Israel must ignore its false friends in the White House; it must remain strong and be prepared to defend itself in the only way that counts.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: Emanuel tells GA: Only dialogue can bring peace