Israel will never seek peace voluntarily. This is an example of how Israel avoids even being pushed toward peace. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • harzion
    • 30.09.11 | 19:22 (IDT)

    Everybody in the world knows that Israel has much to lose and little to gain by making peace. This is because Israel has gotten everything they wanted from the various fake peace attempts over the years. Israel took the things they liked and ignored the rest. Now they have gotten to the point where there is nothing more to take. All that is left is to give. Israel wants no part of this. Peace will never happen unless the entire western world, with America leading, present Israel with some unpleasent realities. These would be sanctions and isolation. Even then, Israel would have to be pushed and dragged through every step of the peace process. Without sanctions and isolation, it is a yawner. Merkel is just sleepwalking through the motions of being a western leader. Israel will ignore her, as usual, and next week, it will all be forgotten.

    from the article: Germany reprimands Israel over new Jerusalem construction
    First published 18:45 30.09.11 | Last updated 18:45 30.09.11
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