Iran's the winner if ceasefire fails
The Sunday Morning Herald
22-Jan-2009 (3 comments)

Israeli troops have withdrawn from Gaza following the military campaign designed to degrade Hamas's ability to continue firing rockets at Israeli civilians. The tenuous ceasefire has a chance to take hold - although it has been challenged several times by Hamas rocket fire - while terms are being finalised.

This latest fighting was part of the region-wide struggle between moderate Arab states on the one side, and Iran and its terrorist proxies on the other. A successful military operation against Hamas, followed by an effective ceasefire, will set back Tehran's regional ambitions and attempts to destabilise the region, and help prospects for a two-state resolution to the conflict.

The regional context of the fighting was clear. While Tehran warned Hamas not to accept the terms of an Egyptian ceasefire, the moderate Arab governments (Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and even the Palestinian Authority) were largely muted in their response to - and even quietly supported - Israel's actions. Despite anger over civilian casualties, many in the Arab world, including Palestinians, have correctly blamed Hamas for the violence.

Australian and other Western interests are implicated in the regional struggle, as Hamas and Iranian interests are diametrically opposed to all those who support a two-state resolution to the conflict and the wider fight for human rights. Hamas, the Palestinian branch of the Muslim Bro... >>>

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Mehdi Mazloom

XerXes You are still dreaming

by Mehdi Mazloom on

Instead of shooting your mouth (Kb) with Jokes. why don't you spend few minuets and refute the authors point by point comments.

btw. You are just about th only Iranian here on this forum who want the Akhoonda to win.


This article is a joke

by KB on

Written by Colin Rubenstein ( that famous non jewish, journalist with no agenda and fair point of view), this article is only good for the person who put it on this page.

Its full of the same old crap packaged as fodder for the dumb.

I have to agree with XerXer.



As an Iranian

by XerXes (not verified) on

I want Iran to be the winner, don't you?
Or are you a Zion in the clothes of human with a Humane Persian Name?

Zions never stop their tricks not knowing that the world will always turn and what goes around comes around. That's why Zions always get what they deserve in the long run.

Zionism is Terrorism, Are you a Zionist?