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    • Susann Codish
    • 30.05.11 | 18:32 (IDT)

    ...is not something Gaza seems terribly interested in. So we go in circles: we don't lift the siege, they can't rebuilt infrastructures and the economy, we don't reduce our own military-industrial complex. The Gaza government has repeatedly rejected the notion that Israel is a legitimate political entity in this region and is committed to extirpating it. At most, Hamas is willing to enter into a hudna. Why can't it simply say, "Yes, Israel is a Jewish state, it has the right to exist, and so do we. Let's figure out how"? Is that so impossible?

    from the article: Israel should thank Egypt for opening Gaza crossing
    First published 02:45 30.05.11 | Last updated 02:45 30.05.11
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