2000 was a farce - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Uncommon American
    • 07.04.10 | 21:13 (IDT)

    "Everyone talks about how bad this is for Israel etc. Nonsense- Israel offered peace and statehood to the pals in 2000 - this time the Palestinian elites won`t be able to weasel out at the expense of their own people." Once again, the Pals would have been raped worse than Germany if they accepted that deal. Why? 1) No military. Israeli troops would have to protect the Pals, something they'd be hesitant to do. And that certainly wouldn't sit well with Pals, either. 2) Israeli control over the civilian infrastructure, as well. Airspace and roads would be controlled by Israel. They can shut the roads and airspace down at their whim. Also something Pals wouldn't agree to, and for damn good reason. 3) Israel's constant rejection of the Pals' RoR. Throw all of this together, and you have a recipe for disaster. Nobody would accept that, and Israel was foolish to think the Pals would knowingly and willingly allowed themselves to get screwed over that royally.

    from the article: Report: Obama mulls new Mideast peace plan
    First published 17:47 07.04.10 | Last updated 22:16 07.04.10
Haaretz Headlines
President Barack Obama, July 7, 2015. What is he thinking with his Iranian strategy?

Obama: If we attack Iran, Israel will pay the price

U.S. president stressed during meet with more than 20 U.S. Jewish leaders that if U.S. attacks Iran, Hezbollah would fire missiles on Tel Aviv.

Obama and Netanyahu at the White House, 2011.

Bibi stokes Shoah guilt to pit U.S. Jews against Obama

75 years ago it was his father who rallied Republicans and railed against kowtowing Jewish leaders.

A relative holds up a photo of Ali Dawabsheh in the torched house in Duma, July 31, 2015.

Calling hate crimes 'price tag attacks' is offensive

After the murder of a Palestinian baby last week, Benjamin Netanyahu declared that 'terror is terror.' Yet the way we label attacks by either side is radically different.

Writing and images were daubed onto the walls using mud and soot

Ancient mikveh found during Jerusalem construction

Second Temple-era ritual bath - plastered in Aramaic graffiti - found after a stone suddenly vanished into an unknown underground cave.