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    • 24.09.09 | 09:28 (IDT)

    "Why is Israel incapable of coming up with its own definition (of the borders)? Could it be Israelis don`t agree?" (MoL) Your question is rethorical, actually malefic in the impossibility of giving an answer to it. Only a government (not "Israelis") can decide borders, based on negotiations. Even that may have to be subject of a referendum. Of course, Palestinians can answer the question quite "simply": go back to the 1967 lines. But that is their consensus NOW, in 2009! NOT IN 1967! NOT IN 1948! Not even in 2000... Only now, 60 (or 40) years later, after the settlements grew to their absurd proportions of hundreds of thousands of settlers. Well, the Palestinians woke up now? They need to pay for their stubborness too; not only Israel. And that requires negotiations in good faith...Which, naturally, is lacking to both, Likud and Hamas. And to any biased blogger...

    from the article: Netanyahu: No peace until Palestinians accept Israel as Jewish state
    First published 01:58 24.09.09 | Last updated 17:42 24.09.09
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