if they recognize it and still launch rockets what difference will it make! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • james glenn
    • 04.05.11 | 11:15 (IDT)

    no it means that there is a new reconciliation where one recognize israel and the other waiting for peace to recognize it, I don't see why hamas should recognize israel while the peace process is frozen..let us assume that hamas recognize israel today, what good will they get if israel still build settlements in east jerusalem and the west bank. if you don't like hamas, the only way to weaken them is by making peace in the region, this will lead the palastenian to develop a new lifestyle in which violence against israel is not the mean, and if you ask me why will they do this, it is simply because that not only the israeli are tired from this conflict, the palastenian, the lebanese and the syrian people are sick of it too

    from the article: On brink of unity deal, Palestinian official says Hamas needn't recognize Israel
    First published 08:54 04.05.11 | Last updated 12:19 04.05.11
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