# 56. Ibrahim, there is no such thing as "the root cause now is". - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ruti Efrati
    • 23.07.07 | 23:21 (IDT)

    The root cause, as Amit claims, is the persistent Arab refusal to recognize Israel's right to exist. This has been a pattern of decades, and as of today no Arab leader has stated anything to the contrary. This is indeed the root cause of the conflict: A whole Arab world surrounding the tiny Jewish state and calling for decades to annihilate it and throw its Jewish population to the sea, and attempting to do so a number of times. You better learn a thing or two about introspection!

    from the article: Abbas' only chance
    First published 00:00 23.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 23.07.07
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