Rip van Kerry
Caroline Glick writes that in order to accept US Secretary of State John FN Kerry's 'security plan,' one would have to have been asleep for the last 20 years
We will consider the strategic wisdom of his plans for defending
Israel from threats east of the Jordan River presently. But first we
need to ask whether a threat from across the border would really be the
only significant threat that Israel would face after surrendering Judea,
Samaria and much of Jerusalem to the PLO.
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The answer to this question is obvious to every Israeli who has been
awake for the past 20 years, since Israel started down the “land for
peace” road with the PLO.
The greatest threat Israel will face in an era of “peace” with the
Palestinians will not come from east of the Jordan. It will come from
west of the Jordan – from the Jew-free Palestinian state.
The Palestinians don’t give us peace for land. They give us war for
land. Whether they support the PLO, Hamas or anything in between, the
Palestinians have used every centimeter of land that Israel has given
them as launching bases for terrorist and political attacks against
There is no peace camp in Palestinian society. There are only
terrorist organizations that compete for power and turf. And to the
extent there are moderates in Palestinian society, they are empowered
when Israel is in control, and weakened when Israel transfers power to
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