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    • The Pragmatist
    • 05.10.11 | 11:13 (IST)

    THe history of the Middle East is that it is a very brave person who can boldly reach out to the other side to make peace. Sadat and Rabin were two such souls, both of which were brutally murdered by their own people. Unfortunately the topics of sex ,religion and politics, (the latter two being based solely on rather nebulous belief) have the capacity to arouse great passion, making rational compromise very difficult. Peace can only come with tolerance. Both sides have to work at building tolerance, unfortunately things are heading the wrong direction at present

    from the article: No realistic chance of permanent Middle East peace
    First published 03:06 05.10.11 | Last updated 03:06 05.10.11
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