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Thursday, July 26, 2012

''Israel catches Turkey in two minds''

From Asia Times
By MK Bhadrakumar

''Israel today is in a mood to compromise. The recent inclusion of Kadima Party in the ruling coalition marginalizes "hardliners" like Lieberman. Netanyahu himself was never in two minds that rapprochement with Turkey was in Israel's interests.

The second factor is of course the upheaval in Syria. The alienation from Turkey hurts Israel and accentuates its regional isolation and limits its options on the ground to be proactive despite Israel's unquestionable military superiority over Syria.''

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