Ed Driscoll

The Unknown Future Rolls Towards The Middle East

While the consensus is that Ariel Sharon is unlikely to recover sufficiently from his very severe stroke to re-enter politics, his legacy his secure: for better or worse, he’s radically reshaped the Palestinians’ relationship with Isreal.

First, as Mark Steyn wrote, Sharon’s most important decision was giving the Palestinians the space to create their state:

It was my National Review colleague David Frum who came up with the clearest assessment to date of the Israeli strategy: