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    • ChanahS
    • 22.05.06 | 01:44 (IDT)

    Most of the Palestinian infrastructure was built by Israel and with Israel's help after 1967. It was all in place and functioning until Arafat launched his stupid Intifada instead of negotiating a final settlement for 2 states in 2000. This was a declaration of war. Their infrastructure was destroyed becasue they insisted on sending suicide bombers and murderers to kill innocent Israeli civilians, becasue they built tunnels to smuggle weapons and becasue Israel on many occasions destroyed infrastructure rather than targetting people. I remember the first time Israel hit the Gaza airport (or seaport, I remember not), was when two soldiers who lost their way and landed up at the Ramallah police station were lynched. Would it have been preferable for Israel to bomb the city and people of Ramallah? (perhaps yes).It was a strategy that Israel hoped would deter further murders of civilians. The Palestinians apparently didn't get the message. They really have no right to complain and blame

    from the article: Olmert: PA's Abbas is 'powerless' to speak for Palestinians
    First published 00:00 21.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 21.05.06
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