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Send in the Clowns

HermanBB Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 3:28 PM
To George Did you read LonePine's comments? He said when you are dealing with an enemy you "Hit THEM first". So I just brought up another example of a pre-emptive strike to ask him how he felt about that. Why was it "completely illogical"?
TIBERIAS, Israel -- Atop the Golan Heights, there are thousands of fruit trees, vineyards, acres of wheat, vegetables, herds of cattle and a half-million or more land mines. The livestock and produce were brought here and cultivated by Israeli citizen-soldiers -- people who beat their swords into plowshares to wrest farmland from a battlefield. The land mines were planted by the Syrian army. The Golan plateau is an object lesson for American policymakers who believe that the Israelis need only trade a little more land in exchange for peace. It just isn't so.

While we were en route to the Golan plateau,...