The Withdrawal from Iraq is Coming

(Ha'aretz) Ze'ev Schiff - Israel must prepare itself for the American withdrawal from Iraq. If it takes place without the U.S. achieving its main goals in Iraq, an American withdrawal will certainly influence the strategic situation throughout the region. An unsuccessful American withdrawal from Iraq will certainly cause Iran to step up its involvement there, strengthen Hizballah, and further encourage terror against Israel. Al-Qaeda will feel more confident in its attacks on pro-Western regimes like Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. Palestinian extremists will draw encouragement.

2005-12-02 00:00:00

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