As for that, the world will soon learn that it has to “choose” between any number of things and Islamic terror, as the latter will be increasingly resorted to whenever the jihadists want the infidel world to make concessions — especially if they learn from the current conflict that the West, with enough terrorist threats and attacks is willing to turn its back on Israel. If that happens, what would stop the West from turning its back on its own freedoms, submit to a life of perpetual dhimmitude, and allow sharia courts to thrive — all in order to avoid terrorism from various “aggrieved” Muslim groups?
“Livni: World Must Choose between Israel and Terror,” by Hana Levi Julian for Israel National News, January 5 :
(IsraelNN.com) Quartet Middle East envoy Tony Blair met with Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni Monday evening, hoping to find a way to persuade Israel to consider at least a temporary ceasefire in its Operation Cast Lead against the Hamas terrorist organization ruling Gaza. Blair, who represents the body comprised of the United States, Russia, the United Nations and the European Union, arrived in Israel earlier in the day.
“The world has to understand that it must choose a camp — Israel or the terrorists,” Livni told visiting European officials earlier in the day. She declared that it was unlikely that international observers could be helpful at this point.[…]
Livni told reporters after the meeting that Israel does not need to apologize for defending itself and that the war on terror will continue.
She also said that Israel “doesn’t do deals with terror, we fight terror,” adding that Israel would “change the equation in the region” and that the days of “Hamas firing rockets and Israel showing restraints” had ended…