A result of the il-"legitimate resistance to the occupation" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Brian Cohen
    • 08.03.12 | 08:39 (IST)

    Innocent Arabs are paying the price for the official Palestinian policy of illegal violence against Israeli citizens. There is no doubt that the border fence (which is a wall only in Jerusalem and a few other sections) has saved many, many lives. Palestinian policies of armed attacks - especially suicide bombings - are what led to the security boundary. The vast majority of Israelis want the boundary - it works. If the Palestinians agree to stop the violence, we'd agree to tear down the wall. However - they do not. Therefore, the wall stays. The wall is a Palestinian problem, not an Israeli one.

    from the article: For East Jerusalem Palestinians, taking out the trash is more than a chore
    First published 01:29 08.03.12 | Last updated 01:29 08.03.12
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