I also believe that the Palestinians could have achieved statehood many years ago BUT - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Liz
    • 25.11.13 | 12:47 (IST)

    that is their tragedy, not Israel's. Just because the Palestinians did not stop the illegal occupation when they appeared to have the opportunity to do so, does not make it any less illegal or evil. Israel was never entitled to help its citizens settle in the West Bank, regardless of what the Palestinians said or did. A country must use its military capability to combat threats to its security, not build homes for half-million of its own citizens on someone else's land.

    from the article: Defending Israel with one hand tied behind our back
    First published 01:25 24.11.13 | Last updated 10:25 24.11.13
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