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    • Dania
    • 21.10.07 | 18:22 (IST)

    Its not just about trust, its about real politik as well, we have at present nothing to gain if we are to establish contact or cooperation with israel at this stage, least of all so long israel still has a penchant for the baath regime and sees it as a "prevention" from worse ruling powers in syria, more aggressive to israel. Engaging an overture towards israel right now would just discredit the entire Cedar Revolution, specially in the light of last year's war and the current israeli stance on Shebaa(a clear push to back syria's views on the farms and a real favor to hizbula with the prisoner swap)compared to israel's inability to neutralize the iranian militia evidently for 34 days of massive and systematic bombings.

    from the article: Lebanese Druze leader calls on U.S. to impose sanctions on Syria
    First published 00:00 21.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.10.07
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