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    • Yitzhak
    • 14.07.06 | 02:59 (IDT)

    Dear "Canadian", You wrote above that from what you understand from watching the news, the Israeli people in general appear to be "drunk with power" in your view, because "they are asking for destruction". Since Canada is probably the only country in the world which was never invaded by a foreign hostile power, you are in a very comfortable position. What you do not want to believe, however, are the very frank and honest statments Hezballah, Hamas, and more recently the latest Iranian government officials have been making: Any cease-fire with Israel, according to their definition, is only a temporary tactical maneuver, to prepare for the final and total annihilation of Israel. In their book, the dispute is really not about the details of the official borders, a few kilometers more or less, but that in their view not one square inch of land is deserved by the Jewish people. Not all Palestinians think that way, but their extremist leaders do. Please stop generalizing.

    from the article: Army to decide on lowering alert in north; Qassams hit Negev
    First published 00:00 13.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 13.07.06
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