Israel Should Support Democracy in Lebanon

(Ha'aretz) Ze'ev Schiff - Syria supports Palestinian terrorist organizations headquartered in Damascus that give orders for acts of murder in Israel and the undermining of the political process with the Palestinians, dispatches terrorists to Iraq, supplies Syrian rockets to Hizballah, and integrates the terror group into the Syrian army network. All these, in addition to cooperation with Iran, are undermining regional stability. Israel should support the democratic move in Lebanon, which requires Syrian withdrawal. Israel must act so that the pressure on Damascus to end the cooperation with terror organizations will continue. The withdrawal of foreign forces from Lebanon must include the removal of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, dozens of whose officers are active in Lebanon.

2005-03-04 00:00:00

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