Kim: Israel Defending Itself - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Don
    • 20.11.05 | 20:59 (IST)

    Kim, Among other things, you wrote, "I don`t think Israel should do anything else but to defend itself, till the 'Pals' demonstrate their only interest is to live in peace." I fully agree with you. Certainly, at last word, the Hamas Charter continues to advocate the end of Israel. The Palestinian demand that Israel admit within its borders all Palestinian refugees and all their descendants --the overwhelming majority of descendants were not born in Israel--is a de facto call to eliminate Israel via demographics through the political process. When the Palestinians abandon that demand and accept the idea that such refugees and their descendants would only settle in a Palestinian state, not Israel, and compensation would be provided for refugee settlement, that would signal a fundamental change in approach by the Palestinians. So far, that has not happened.

    from the article: And if Khaled Meshal wants to visit?
    First published 00:00 20.11.05 | Last updated 00:00 20.11.05
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