#16 Appeasement - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ronnie Wolman
    • 10.07.05 | 17:51 (IDT)

    This is just a political word anyway,a bad political mistake of Chamberlains caused this word to be used over and over again but the situation is always different. The people that use this word twist its context to fit the Chamberlain/Hitler model. Any thinking human being knows that Palestinian/Israeli situation is different to that case. Look at the situation honestly and look and see if we can find a win-win situation here not a lose-win situation. It is there for us,but absolutism and religious fundamentalism wont allow us to have the kind of checks and balances of democracy that we can have within this negotiation.Israel has and will have the upper hand until such time when it can feel comfortable.I agree with that 100%. Everything should be dealt with in stages with land being traded for security and accountability to eventually get to a mutually successful new relationship between Israel and the Palestinians by positive action. For those that can never accept that, the word appeasement comes easily.

    from the article: A world path not followed
    First published 00:00 10.07.05 | Last updated 00:00 10.07.05
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