Evelyn Gordon

Compromise Has Its Limits: Gilad Shalit and Iran

What do you do when your adversary is unwilling to meet you half way?
12/29/2009 - 19:00
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Is there is a common thread to — and lesson to be learned from — Israel’s agonizing efforts to obtain the release of Gilad Shalit, its ongoing crisis in dealing with the Palestinians, and President Barack Obama’s failure to dissuade Iran from its relentless effort to develop a nuclear bomb?

It appears to be this: the more you compromise with a bully, the worse off you are.

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