Sunday, June 05, 2011

Conrad Black: The Problem With "Land For Peace"

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It has been clear for decades that the pattern of international intervention in the Middle East has been to promote tangible and practically irrevocable concessions of land by Israel in exchange for insubstantial, easily and instantly revocable professions of reduced hostility, supposedly culminating in peaceful co-existence, from the Arabs. 
This is the problem of Land For Peace: Israel cedes the land but gets no closer to peace. -- Conrad Black, National Post
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"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"