IVAR'S IDEA OF RIGHT AND WRONG - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Brant
    • 24.04.10 | 19:12 (IDT)

    Quite to the contrary, the Arab League's incessant use and abuse of the Palestinians to keep fighting the Jews is the principal reason things are as they are. Israel didn't defeat Palestinian agression or Palestinians in either 48 or 67.No. They beat back Arab armies and, in 1967, two of those armies' nations, Jordan and Egypt, having lost so thorughly,summarilly abandoned the "Palestinians" (they were not called that back then) after occupying the territory since 1948. Ever since the three nos of Khartoum in 1968, the Arabs have done nothing but bleat and reject any compromise. Their 2002 Peace Plan that you so adore and respect, is the return to the status quo before they took their shot at destroying Israel and lost. It seems, Ivar, you believe that only Israel should pay the price for what happened in 1967. Trouble is that Israel, quite rightly, just doesn't see it your way or the Arabs'.

    from the article: Abbas urges Obama to impose Mideast peace solution
    First published 11:47 24.04.10 | Last updated 22:38 24.04.10
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