FEAR must be laid to rest for peace to rise. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Gaskin
    • 05.03.06 | 20:00 (IST)

    Although I do think the Gaza pull-out enhanced Israeli security. I cannot begin to understand the pain of losing your home and trust in your government to protect you and your right to your faith. However, from my point it seems that the land is only a small part of the issue. Some experts think rumours of Jordanian and Syrian plans to divert headwaters of the Jordan River were the principal cause of the 1967 war. Others believe Israel's exploitation of water resources of the West Bank is it's reluctance to consider peace based on exchange of land and that the flow of the Litani River is the real reason for Israel's occupation of southern Lebanon. Then there is the money subverted all around. And, of course, the power. If any of this is true no wonder their is no peace. A frightened person is a very very dangerous animal. FEAR must be laid to rest for peace to rise. Diplomacy,defined as "wisdom" in the management of affairs,cannot be rooted in greed, power or a lack of decency.

    from the article: Peres balks at Olmert's plans for further West Bank pullout
    First published 00:00 05.03.06 | Last updated 00:00 05.03.06
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