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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 13.03.07 | 19:57 (IST)

    Israel knows how to do two things well when it comes to negotiations. To say no,is one, and the other is to preset so many conditions on its partner that it becomes a non-starter. An example,Israel will say you must stop all attacks on Israel, collect every gun and pistol in Palestine,round up all"terrorists" ans shut down their parties after the members are imprisioned,recognise Israel as it is presently configured and then and only then will be discuss the possibility of discussions and after that we might consider taking down an outpost that consists of an outhouse and a trailer and you better be damn glad of our generosity and risk taking for the sake of peace which is our supreme concern. Oh, an by the way we demand that you eliminate the word "refugee" from all proposals and accept our definition of giving you control over the Temple Mount with us on the ground and you in control of the air above. That's how Israel negotiates. The Saudi prince is correct. Lets see what condy does

    from the article: Arab leaders rule out amending Saudi proposal
    First published 00:00 13.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.03.07
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