Clinton has managed to demonstrate how much he doesn't understand Israeli society, but more important, how much he still doesn't understand... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jehudah Ben-Israel Qatzrin, Israel
    • 22.09.10 | 21:53 (IST)

    ....the root cause of the Arab Israeli conflict. This conflict wouldn't be with us if the Muslim-Arab world, both local and regional, accepted Israel's legitimacy, its very RIGHT to be, to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people, and that based on historic, ethical and legal grounds. But Clinton, as is Obama, doesn't understand this reality and therefore attempt to seek out solutions to the conflict where none exist instead of DEMANDING of the Muslim-Arab world to finally accept Israel's right to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people, and to DEMAND that a peace treaty will be considered the "end of the conflict" and an "end of all demands". Without these, little can be expected, and none has anything to do with the various social groups in Israel.

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    First published 19:56 22.09.10 | Last updated 19:56 22.09.10
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