Gabi Ashkenazi and I may root for the same IFL football team, but I think his headline-grabbing proposal to give the Golan to Syria is worse than fokokt. It's dangerous and suicidal. It's much worse than Disengagement, being that the Golan overlooks northern Israel and was used by Syria to attack innocent Israelis during the nineteen difficult years Syria held it. With today's weaponry, Israel wouldn't survive. I don't know what is going on in Ashenazi's mind, but if he thinks that this is his key to a new career, I suggest that he stay in the Kraft Stadium bleachers and enjoy his retirement.
All of the recent rioting in the neighboring Arab world should prove to him how dangerous it is to think that Syria would remain quiet if fed such a juicy piece of real estate.
Syria looms enormous compared to the Golan and Israel.
- Why put the Arabs any closer to us?
- Why forcibly remove more innocent Israelis from their homes?
- Why reward our enemies with our Land?