Iakshmi # 24 Negotiate With Hamas? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jeff Northridge
    • 07.10.07 | 16:24 (IST)

    Howdy Lakshmi; There is no point in talking to Hamas since its goal is to raise the banner of Allah over every square centimeter of Palestine (including Israel). The Charter of Hamas rejects peace negotiations as an "exercise in futility" and declares that Jihad is "the only way". These guys are religious fanatics and not rational human beings. Have you ever talked to a religious fanatic? It's hopeless. Usually, I just listen for awhile without saying much and then I walk away and try to avoid any further contact. However, if the fanatic pursues me and tries to get me to agree to his goofy ideas, then I get pissed off. You said, "Otherwise,the day of reckoning is getting closer by the day." Yeah, for Hamas. If Hamas doesn't stiffle itself (and the rest of the terrorist groups), then Israel will be forced to reoccupy Hamastan in order to return control over it to the PA.

    from the article: IDF says Hamas responsible for Katyusha fired from Gaza Strip
    First published 00:00 07.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.10.07
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