Comment and Opinion

Aluff Benn – 05/01/2011

“Negotiations with the Palestinians are stuck, international pressure on Israel is growing and Labor is threatening to leave the government – who can save us in our time of need? As always, our friend in Damascus.

Signs of life on the Syrian track intensify every time the Israeli prime minister is in trouble. Peace with Syria has yet to come, but diplomats and journalists have something to occupy them, and Ehud Barak who, 11 years ago this week was deterred at the moment of truth from a deal with the Syrians, can continue justifying his place in the government of Benjamin Netanyahu.”

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