Hamas-Fatah unity pact is a step toward peace. This is why Israelis do not like it - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Karma Chameleon
    • 04.05.11 | 16:07 (IDT)

    Supposedly, Israel wants peace. Of course, this is far from true, but let's just assumeit is truefor the sake of argument. Hamas are the principle antagonists of Israel among the Palestinians. Thismeans that it is Hamas that Israel needs to negotiate peace with. This is not a complicated or difficult concept. You make peace with your enemies. It is not necessary to make peace with your friends. The fault begins with the premise that Israel wants peace. In fact, Israel wants expansion at the expense of peace. Israel is obsessed with settlement expansion. The only way to continue expansion is to avoid peace.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Hamas-Fatah unity pact is a victory for terrorism
    First published 15:51 04.05.11 | Last updated 15:51 04.05.11
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