Daily Israel Report

U.S. TV Ad Bashes Unilateral Withdrawal Plan

A television advertising campaign in the United States is reminding viewers of the costs of transferring territory to the Palestinian Authority.
By Hana Levi Julian
First Publish: 5/23/2006, 3:03 PM / Last Update: 5/22/2006, 4:47 PM

The Center for Security Policy is sponsoring the campaign, which targets Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s unilateral withdrawal plan. The ad, which is being broadcast on national television in the U.S, is timed to coincide with Olmert’s visit to Washington.

The ad succintly reviews the consequences for Israeli and U.S. interests if land is surrendered to terrorist control, as well as the past history of territorial concessions in southern Lebanon and Gaza.

To download the ad, right-click here and select "Save Target As."

The campaign is based on an analysis of the Olmert plan, written by the Center’s Mideast Fellow and the Deputy Managing Editor of the Jerusalem Post, Caroline Glick. View the full 20-page analysis.

View a 2-page summary of the paper.