# 17 RNEW, you still seem to be under the illusion...... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 17.03.10 | 09:30 (IST)

    ....that time is on Israels side. Believe me, it is not. You can continue with the "Status Quo", but apart from alienating your very last friend in this world, I can guarantee you, that one day, when there simply will be no more possibility (from a logistical point of view) to retreat from the West Bank, you will find yourself with the choice of granting the Arabs/Palestinians in that new "Greater Israel" full Israeli citizenship, or if you reject, prepare yourself for a full scale "South-Africa treatment" by the International community, until you will be willing to give in on that matter (with all the following conse- quences for the demographics in Israel). No doubt, the Jewish people are a very smart people (as your many Nobel Prize winners clearly show), but at times, they are also an incredibly dumb and short-sighted people. At least those among them, who still believe that time is on Israels side....

    from the article: It's time for Netanyahu to say yes to Obama
    First published 04:00 17.03.10 | Last updated 21:34 17.03.10
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