Shocking good sense from the G-8

July 16, 2006

The G-8 proposes a solution to the Middle East crisis:

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, said the joint statement sent a “strong message” on the fighting in the Middle East.

“We demand first that the Israeli soldiers be returned to Israel healthy, that the attacks on Israel cease, and then naturally for Israel to halt military action,” she told reporters.

Perfect. FIRST, return the hostages. THEN, Israel stops its attacks. I can’t argue with that. How much do you want to bet Hezbollah refuses to do Step 1?

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