Ah...how easily history can be rewritten - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 18.12.07 | 10:13 (IST)

    "Sharon sought to wean his countrymen from the dream of Greater Israel, to prove that Israel is capable of evacuating settlements, and that there is a path to a pragmatic agreement on the horizon. The evacuation of Gush Katif was supposed to be a kind of appetizer for the Palestinians, to tempt them to peacefully establish their state alongside Israel." Sharon told the Israeli people at the time of the evacuation of Gaza that its sole purpose was to enable Israel to hold the far more valuable stolen real estate of the West Bank more securely. The Palestinians simply made the cost of holding onto Gaza more than its value to Israel. Sharon's motivation, as described in this article, is hot and steaming buffalo droppings.

    from the article: A Vietnam called Gaza
    First published 00:00 18.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 17.12.07
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