Nathalie Durson - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Guido
    • 23.08.07 | 13:54 (IDT)

    Dear Nathalie, Please don't attack Amira Hass. She is a true friend of the Palestinians. The problem with Hamas is that they somehow manoevered themselves into a diplomatic corner. I am not sure that they could have avoided it, but this is the way it is now. If they stop the rockets Israel will just continue their dayly incursions and provocations (like they do in the West Bank from which no rockets are fired). And of course no border concessions would be made. The Israelis would probably turn on the screws even tighter. On the other hand the Israelis are getting a lot of diplomatic capital out of the rocket attacks and it is in their interest to make them continue. So maybe in spite of everything Hamas should stop the rocket attacks and hope the international community comes to its senses and forces Israel to stop the inhuman blockade of Gaza's borders. Unfortunately this might not happen as long as Bush is in power... Regards, Guido

    from the article: Too many authorities
    First published 00:00 23.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 23.08.07
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