Sunday, April 27, 2008

Israelis wonder: Do they have to hear 'it' from Assad?

Zvi Bar'el in Haaretz, here and Qatar's Al Watan, here
"..."Olmert's silence" was so successful that the Syrian-Turkish disclosures on Israel's position raised only questions concerning Syria: Why now? What does Assad gain from this? Is Assad serious? Can he deliver? As if Israel is the one that for years has stood on the border in the Golan Heights, waving peace offers while the Syrians have kept silent. Assad's speeches and interviews to the international media about his desire for peace talks with Israel were forgotten...."
Hussein Malla/Associated Press

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