Israel made it's choice and must change it. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 20.09.10 | 13:38 (IST)

    When Rabin was murdered by a member of the far right, Israel chose to go far right. Israel has chosen to expand settlements and reject any accommodation with the Palestinians. The ONLY way that Israel can show good faith at this time is to HALT permanently the aggression of settlement expansion. Any other action will make absolutely clear to the world that there is no interest in peace by Israelis. Lieberman represents the strong opinion of many israelis. He is the partner in a ruling coalition with a man who has loudly prided himself upon destroying the Oslo peace initiative. Abbas has tried waging peace, and far better than even the IDF he has kept the peace in the West Bank areas where his government is allowed to function. Now the question is Israel willing to wage peace? Or will the inexorable conquest by Settlement continue?

    from the article: Freeze Lieberman
    First published 01:15 20.09.10 | Last updated 01:15 20.09.10
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