There’s never a good time to die, but Ariel Sharon’s timing couldn’t be worse. As I write this, I half expect Sharon to pop half out of bed and shout, “I’m not dead yet!” But no matter when Sharon gives his last, his political career is already dead.
The important question for Israel is: How much life is left in Sharon’s policies and politics?
Known as “The Bulldozer,” Prime Minister Sharon remade Israeli life using the same operational genius (and disregard for casualties) that General Sharon used against the Egyptian Army in 1973. Since assuming office in 2001, Sharon has completely remodeled Israel’s defensive situation