Forsake Zealotry and Ideology for Common Sense - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Vladek
    • 25.09.09 | 17:51 (IDT)

    Israel alone has the power and wealth to make peace work or not. There will never be peace until Israel becomes content with pre-1967 borders and allows Palestine to be independent and free. And just maybe there could be some trade of productive Israeli land for settlement land to achieve balance without total displacement of Israeli settlers. As long as Palestine is fragmented by Israeli settlements, exclusive Israeli highways interconnecting the settlements and an Israeli military given free reign to cut-off and invade pockets of Palestinian areas, there can never be a viable Palestinian nation. The constant threat of restrictions on food, medical supplies and other materials makes Palestine a dependency of Israel. It is a time to abandon zealotry and ideology for the sake of peace with justice.

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    First published 01:12 25.09.09 | Last updated 08:27 25.09.09
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