It's naive to think that Gen Jones' joke didn't convey a message - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Washington Insider
    • 26.04.10 | 17:02 (IDT)

    Gen James Jones is known to be the White House's lead proponent of an "Imposed Solution" toward a Palestinian state forced against Israel's will and whose security will be maintained under a NATO military contingent. If the current joke was likely to convey a message based on Gen Jones' known agenda, how about the following interpretation: - Taliban warrior = Palestinians; - Jewish store owner = Israel; - Restaurant = Pro-Israel US policies; - Water = Full Palestinian independence under roughly '67 borders without resolution of End of Conflict issues (as wanted by the PA and Gen Jones' Imposed Solution); - Tie: Status quo with Palestinian self-rule under temporary borders and Israeli military supervision until the PA commits to End of Conflict issues (as wanted by Israel and its supporters in the US).

    from the article: James Jones' Jewish joke - funny or inappropriate?
    First published 17:34 25.04.10 | Last updated 17:52 25.04.10
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