Monday, May 01, 2006

Disengagement Delusion

In his article, "Disengagement delusion," Frank Gaffney discusses delusional elements in the Israeli leadership's claims regarding the gains to be had through further unilateral withdrawals. He also talks of analogous delusional thinking among those in America who are calling for American withdrawal from Iraq. Gaffney cites The Oslo Syndrome as offering an incisive explanation for such delusions

Today, even more than is usually the case, Israel is the Free World's "canary in the mine shaft." Its voters are poised to vote for a policy approach their American counterparts are being tempted to embrace in the months ahead. Call it the "disengagement delusion."
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