When Even An Ari Shavit Begins To See The Light
Soul-searching on Syria
If we'd given the Golan in return for peace ["Peace" means "Peace Treaty" and "Peace Treaty," with those who are either Muslims or want, like the Alawites, to pretend to be, means -- when Israel is the other party -- the Treaty of Hudaibiyya]. in the 2000s, then today we'd already have bloodshed. If we had gone to bed with Assad a decade ago, today we'd be waking up with jihad.
No one likes to admit they were wrong. I don't, either. But sometimes you have no choice.
[for now the full article is apparently available only to subscribers --when it appears in full, I'll post it]
Posted on 08/09/2012 9:40 AM by Hugh Fitzgerald