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!
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from the article: Abbas' only chance