#3 Robert - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jax
    • 19.12.07 | 18:37 (IST)

    I can definitely understand your desire to hold on to that choice piece of land at all costs. The problem is that no matter how long you hold on to it Syria will never conveniently forget that it belonged to them in the first place just like in the thousands of years since they left, Jews never forgot that Jerusalem was once theirs. Israel is now in a position of power so it can afford to dictate the terms of any peace with its enemies. How long will that last no one knows... but the reality facing this small country is that although it can win battle after battle, it only takes one loss before the Israel as we know it ceases to exist. And trust me, the arabs are willing to wait as long as it takes to see that happen....

    from the article: Assad says Syria turned down nuclear weapons offer in 2001
    First published 00:00 19.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.12.07
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