#3 PALESTINIAN DEFENSE: IF WE RECOGNIZE ISRAEL HAMAS WILL KILL US - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • George Ben
    • 21.11.07 | 10:47 (IST)

    Barak wasted time with Arafat. Barak gave him 95% of what he wanted. It never worked. Certainly not for Arafat. The Palestinian first line of defense is: "we would love to recognize Israel, but we don't dare to say it loud or Hamas will kill us..." That is a "nice" way of saying: we will never recognize Israel. If that is the case, there will never be a Palestinian state. The Palestinians should have learned from Arafat's mistakes. If not, they are bound to repeat his fate

    from the article: Peace is not child's play
    First published 00:00 21.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.07
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