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    • Ernst
    • 24.07.06 | 11:39 (IDT)

    Eldar puts the finger where it hurts, but doesn't give the advise that is the logical conclusion: start talking with Damascus. In 2000 Ehus Barak went a long way but didn't dare to make the final step: giving up the Golan heights in exchange of peace with Syria. Since peace with Syria would mean peace with Lebanon and would mean the end of HEzbollah, one can argue that the present rain of rockets on Haifa and Tsfad is the harvest of Barak's cowardness. So, why shouldn't Ehud (Olmert) finish what Ehud (Barak) started but was too cowardous to end? The draft agreement is still lying in one of Olmerts drawers, all he needs to do is update it and send it to Damascus with a signature! (and, no, don't drag up all kind of pity pathetic little details about 25 or 30 meters of Lake of Tiberias coastline, you need courage to make peace)

    from the article: Between Katzrin and Nahariya
    First published 00:00 24.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 24.07.06
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