No strike would only embolden Hezbollah, which could then decide on key military and security appointments in the next government.
Eric Alterman on why the move will only embolden those who practice the politics of personal destruction.
embolden your will, hone your mind, and speak the truth as it speaks to you.
Did their increased confidence about Iron Dome embolden Israeli leaders to kill Qaisi?
Talks about strategic negotiations only embolden the Taliban.
Because a harmless fire serves but to embolden the enemy and discourage our own troops.
The repulse of our army at Fredericksburg will embolden them.
To indicate this path, to embolden and embody this aspiration is the service this volume undertakes.
Instead of softening and conciliating, they but embolden and harden them.
Perhaps they did reflect, and the woman was trying to embolden the man to the hardy venture.