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    • Gilad144
    • 18.07.11 | 10:19 (IDT)

    The Palestinians have one intention and one intention only and peace does not play a part in their plans. They have adopted a tactic used to change South Africa which is to let sanctions criple the country after which they believe the way will be open for them to get whatever they want. They have no intention to undertake serious direct negotiations with Israel. Serious negotiations with Israel means making serious compromises, especially in Jerusalem and the holiest site for Jews, the Temple Mount. At this point in history they are not considering the possibility of sharing. Arafat rejected the Clinton proposal to share, and so does the current Palestinian leadership. They want it all. What they don’t know is that the resolve of the Jews is strong and this tactic will backfire and return to haunt them. Abbas is in for a big, unpleasant surprise. Israel is not the same as South Africa. Israel has a strong, compelling case. Jews have legitimate rights. The story is not just about Palestinians. Jewish history outdates that of Islam and archeological evidence supports this. I cannot change this fact and neither can the Palestinians. Pursuing the path of sanctions by the Palestinians is going to go down in history as another opportunity missed. They never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. In the internet age, thankfully, enough people do and will understand that Israel is nothing like South Africa and they will not support the boycott calls. Radical Islam cannot hide its dirty laundry. Enlightened Palestinians need to cut their ties with the Iranians who will never allow real peace as they believe Jerusalem must be controlled by Muslims. According to the Iranians, sharing Jerusalem wil prvent the return of the Islamic prophet , the 12th Imam or Mahdi, who went missing 1150 years ago (look it up yourself). The refusal to rejoin peace talks during the 9 month settlement freeze proves this to be the case.

    from the article: Erekat: Palestinians planning 'massive' diplomatic push for state recognition
    First published 07:49 18.07.11 | Last updated 07:49 18.07.11
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