Palestinians choose fanaticism- again - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Clive Marcus
    • 13.10.09 | 16:52 (IST)

    I used to be stronglyin favour of a two state solution. I hoped that Abbass was the acceptable face of the Palestinians who could come to an agreement with Israel & finally see a Palestinian State living alongside Israel. But it was not to be. Now former hoocaust denier Abbass is trying to outdo Hamas in his rejectionism. He has refused to recognise Israel as a Jewish state, not far from the Hamas position of refusal to recognise Israel. And fromthere he is taking increasingly rejectionist positions. Hope of a Palestinian state seems to be evaporating. Not because of Israel's intrasegence, but by the Palestinians own death wish. As a longstanding peacenik, this is a fact of great sadness to me

    from the article: Fatah memo: We lost hope in Obama for caving to Zionist pressure
    First published 14:58 13.10.09 | Last updated 16:38 13.10.09
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