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Author: Chuck Freilich
Dr. Chuck Freilich, formerly Israeli Deputy National Security Adviser, is now a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.
Hizballah in Lebanon: The War Was Not Supposed to End This Way
September 1, 2006 |
Israel is not better off strategically than it was at the beginning of the war; this in itself is a Hizballah victory. Israel must prepare to win the next round decisively. The IDF knew that Hizballah could not be defeated without a major ground operation: its plan did not fail - it was never implemented.
Dilemmas of Israeli Policy After the Hamas Victory: From Disengagement to Consolidation?
March 30, 2006 |
Hamas' rise is likely to set back the "peace process" for years. Why should Hamas moderate in office, when its ideology is its raison d'etre? The Taliban, Iranian, Saddam and Assad regimes did not; neither did Arafat.