Bibi wants to stop rockets getting into a future "Palestine" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 02.12.09 | 06:53 (IST)

    ... and, if I understand Aluf Benn correctly, he wants to achieve that by hermitically sealing the borders of that state. Yeah, well, THAT'LL work a treat, just like it did in Gaz....oh, yeah, sorry.... Benn, Bibi: the way you stop rockets getting into a future "Palestine" is the same way that Ben Gurion stopped weapons getting into the newly-minted state of Israel i.e. by allowing a strong-willed government to assert the central authority of the state. In short: not by making the West Bank and uber-prison - i.e. a gigantic Gaza Strip - but by making Palestine into an Arab version of Israel. Do THAT and there simply won't be any rockets being smuggled into Palestine, because the Palestinian govt won't allow it.

    from the article: What Netanyahu really thinks about settlements
    First published 01:12 02.12.09 | Last updated 21:23 02.12.09
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