Enough with emotional exaggerations, I; Yaakov Sullivan #39 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ben Gurion
    • 13.03.06 | 20:19 (IST)

    There are serious questions here, and dealing with them too emotionally does not help the resolution. 1. Israel does not have recognized borders yet. They need to be established. And it is common in cases of civil war (as the Jewish/Pal conflict may be viewed), that a territory is divided much along ethnic lines. See Kosovo and Bosnia as examples. The goal is to reduce future tension and trouble 2. The plan I mentioned doesn't force anybody to move. When an area moves to another nation's sovereignty (such as Tibet to China), the people go with it. When the Golan was annexed, its Arab residents became Israeli citizens. But citizens of Israel have a right to move within the country (voluntarily). I suggested a way to induce Arabs in Um al-Fahm not to move elsewhere. If they do want to move, it's up to them. 3. A Democratic State of Israel will be a good thing for all its citizens, Jews and Arabs alike. Right now you have problems in this area, since the law enables some (limited)

    from the article: Lieberman - nyet, nyet, nyet
    First published 00:00 13.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 13.03.06
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