69 million page views

Too little of the positive is noted

Reader comment on item: What If the United States Had Not Invaded Iraq

Submitted by Yair Weinstock (United States), Sep 11, 2005 at 22:53

* Egypt has become more constructive in the Middle East, both politically and economically.

* Syria has been isolated and weakened, making the Assad regime vulnurable internally.

* Lebanon has taken tenative steps toward independence.

* Pakistan has made contact with Israel, and turned almost agreeable toward India.

Given the attitude of Britain's Socialists (The Guardian) and the French intelligentsia, their increased dislike of President Bush is trivial as a consequence of this war. I could acknowledge much that has gone badly since the invasion of Iraq, but the opportunities for major successes remain viable.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Too little of the positive is noted by Yair Weinstock

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2023 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)