Netanyahu will never make peace - The world must impose it - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jamie
    • 29.09.10 | 08:43 (IST)

    Lieberman is just saying what Netanyahu - and most of his government - believe peace is not possible! Why? because it requires giving up territory which they are determined to keep - as long as they have the military power to do it. So what should the world do? Sit by and wait until Israel's enemies are powerful enough to destroy it (which is only a question of time - what rational person can deny it?) Or save a second holocaust by forcing them to make the compromises required. How? The same way that South Africa was forced to give up Apartheid. Economic boycotts are the only peaceful means of convincing Israelis to elect a government which will make peace. When Israelis feel like pariahs and their standard of living takes a dive and their best and brightest start leaving, they will truly question whether a few pieces of extra land are really worth it.

    from the article: Aluf Benn / Lieberman is making a liar out of Netanyahu
    First published 03:06 29.09.10 | Last updated 03:06 29.09.10
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