August 17, 2005
Rolling the dice
My Cousin Sharen and I have been debating the idea of Israel abandoning the Gaza Strip and the West Bank for quite a while; she's against it and I'm on the fence, so to speak.
What's Israel get for getting out of Gaza? Let's take a look, but first let's scratch off what Israel won't get:
1. Increased respect from the international community.
2. Increased domestic security.
3. Increased domestic tranquility.
In fact, Israel will suffer a decrease in all three of those items.
I'll expand on his thoughts later.
Posted by Mike Lief at August 17, 2005 07:03 AM