The occupation took place in 1967. That is when Israel was attacked, at a point when she wasn't occupying any Arab lands. Israel offered to withdraw in exchange for peace and recognition and the answer was no. Hamas says nothing short of extermination of the Jewish state will do and they continue to kill and maim Israelis to effectuate this goal. Gee whom am I to believe, Skeptical Dude or the formal policies and actions of the violent, bloodthirsty, delusional Arab barbarians?
Saudi forces kill two militants after failed car-bombing (AP)
from the article: Explosion at apparent Hezbollah arms depot injures five