Erekat the dreamer, “Our goal is two states living side by side.” In and of itself, that means nothing. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Isaac Abravanel
    • 07.07.11 | 02:53 (IDT)

    What Erekat left out means a lot. Where is the part about two states for two peoples? Where is the part about two states living side by side in peace and ending the conflict ? The Palestinian goal, and the goals of Israel and the Western world are very different. One seeks security and peace and the other an opportunity to continue the fruitless fantasy of taking over Israel - flooding it with refugees. How has that been working out for the Arabs over the last 60 years with all the wars they started and thousands of deaths on both sides. How is that working out for the Palestinian refugees that continue to live in squalor after 60 years and are still used as pawns throughout the Arab world. If they want a new nation, the Palestinian Arabs must accept Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people or they can keep on dreaming. The choice is up to them.

    from the article: Palestinian official: UN vote on statehood won't contradict peace process
    First published 02:03 07.07.11 | Last updated 02:03 07.07.11
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