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Negotiating with terrorists

Reader comment on item: Hezbollah's Victory, Israel's Decline

Submitted by Waheed (India), Feb 4, 2004 at 05:58

Perhaps you are being a bit harsh on the Israeli government. What we must all realize is that it is not easy for a democratic government to negotiate with a terrorist outfit. They don't play by the same rules. This is the reason for the apparent one sidedness of the deal.

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