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    • Danny - Israeli one
    • 03.10.06 | 01:49 (IST)

    The Yishuv were not the ones who launched the war in December 1947. It was the arabs. Israel launched a pre-emptive war against Egypt in which the Sinai was conquered - returned in 1981 in return for a peace treaty that Egypt has honoured for over two decades - and Gaza - from which Israel withdrew to the mm in 2005. The territory still under Israeli control from 1967 was conquered from people who launched a war on Israel believing Nasser hype. That Jordan fired the first shots and Israel did not want to fight Jordan in 1967 is utterly undisputable. 242 calls for land for peace, there are TWO sides. No peace = no land and Hamas is not offering peace in any shape or form. The fact is that withdrawals have only led to more violence from the other side both in Gaza and in Lebanon and under Oslo.

    from the article: Is Israel a partner?
    First published 00:00 01.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 01.10.06
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