12 January 2009

The "Middle East Peace Process" and other False Hopes

Pretty Talk Is Not An Answer to Ugly Reality
No phrase represents more of a triumph of hope over experience than the phrase "Middle East peace process."  A close second might be the once-fashionable notion that Israel should "trade land for peace."

Since everybody seems to be criticizing Israel for its military response to the rockets being fired into the country from the Gaza Strip, let me add my criticisms as well.  The Israelis traded land for peace, but they have never gotten the peace, so they should take back the land.
Continue reading the rest of this great article by Thomas Sowell.

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