Israel's survival depends on becoming an asset to its neighbors - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 03.07.07 | 10:54 (IDT)

    Neighborly acceptance is the issue. Doing neighborly good. Burying the hatchet, stopping the vendetta. There is no ultimate security in the sword. The sword only fulfills the saying: The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall! Even ancient Rome finally fell to demographics, fell to pieces despite its "iron" nature. The oppisite side of the "security coin" selfishly ignored by Israeli opinion is that the Occupation is a cause celebre for international terrorism, a global blight partly inspired the Occupation. Temporary Israeli security is bought at the price of global insecurity. The solution is simple: Full return to 1967, and if there must be a temporary fence, then on the Israeli side of the Green Line. Good fences make good neighbors only on the property line, not encroaching and annexing.

    from the article: Poll: 70% of Israelis back 2-state pact, 63% oppose Golan pull-out
    First published 00:00 03.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 03.07.07
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