Atlas, you have responsibilities twisted - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 23.01.06 | 15:44 (IST)

    Atlas, A vote for Hamas is not a vote for war. Where are you getting this nonsense from? Surely, it is better for Hamas to shift its focus from the armed conflict to the political process? That benefits everyone --I should think. And Israel should support this. It's exactly what Israeli three biggest terrorists did---Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Shamir and Ariel Sharon. They all climbed the political ladder and became Prime ministers. And it isn't a case of the Palestinians dodging their responsibility either--it will be a case where Israel will be unable to dodge their responsibility. (You have things all twisted).There is no way Israel will be able to dismiss the democratic will of the Palestinian people. That would be antidemocratic. Thus Israel must acknowledge and honor the will of the Palestinian people. I hope Olmert hasn't twisted this too? Dutch

    from the article: U.S. tells Israel it will shun PA gov't that includes Hamas
    First published 00:00 23.01.06 | Last updated 00:00 23.01.06
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