Peace with Strength is the Only Road to Peace - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Joe
    • 21.11.07 | 16:59 (IST)

    While Israel released 450 Palestinian criminals and terrorists as a "goodwill gesture" in advance of Annalpolis, the Palestinians demanded the release of 2,000. The PALs know how to gain concessions from a weak Israeli government. Recognition of Israel as the Jewish state is not a bargaining chip, anymore than would be an agreement not to fire rockets into Sederot. If the Palestinians cannot acknowledge Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, before negotiations begin, nothing positive can come of Annapolis, and it will be a sham. For once, the Omert administration got it right.

    from the article: Peace is not child's play
    First published 00:00 21.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.11.07
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