Meshal - Isreal is 'real' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Sam
    • 10.01.07 | 20:59 (IST)

    Acknowledging Israel is real after 60 years is something. But what exactly: Meshal's words are cleverly crafted diplomatic nothingness. So, AFTER Palestine state created from '67 "borders"-a Palestine state was available in 1948- a state called 'Israel' remains in [historic] "Palestine", also AFTER Arab 'refugees' returned. Is Meshal giving Jordan [part of historic Palestine to Israel? Most Generous, indeed. Does he recognize Jewish State of Israel. Would Israel be a Jewish state with the Arab 'refugees'? His statement is the same old same old. Actions speak louder than words. Stop the bombs, hatred, terrorists. Still, it is a slight chip in the door. What is he saying in Arabic? Stikes me he is trying to get the flow of money from the stopped spigots of the West. But it may be a finite start for talks even though he compromises on nothing. On the suface, unexamined,it appears Surprising given Hamas commonly blunt straight talk. Very wiley as Israel would concede all, Pals 0

    from the article: Hamas denies Meshal said group would consider recognizing Israel
    First published 00:00 10.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.01.07
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