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    • Smadar
    • 28.01.10 | 06:11 (IST)

    three conditions: (a) renounce the use of violence against Israel (b) recognize the agreements the PLO signed with Israel and (c) recognize Israel, for inclusion into the political spectrum of solving the territorial conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, rather than continuing the war. Why doesn't Gideon Levy ever address this very item which would have prevented the Gaza war in the first place - not that the war had to be initiated of course? The International Holocaust Remembrance Day should be accepted as a separate reminder of the attempted annihilation of the Jewish people, along with occupying independent European nations and not a territorial conflict as within the Middle East between two similar cultures of the region. Further, the Quartet advocating for a Middle East settlement, is largely the same representative countries who ended the Holocaust and the atrocity of millions dead - the U.S., Russia, EU, and other countries which today are included in the U.N.

    from the article: Holocaust remembrance is a boon for Israeli propaganda
    First published 01:25 28.01.10 | Last updated 11:04 28.01.10
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