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    • peter
    • 29.09.06 | 23:38 (IDT)

    What is a realistic arab agenda? From a historical perspective we have to ask where was this "national will" or desire for "self-determination" at the partition of Palestine? Set aside that we took the Jewish part and created Israel. Why didn't they take the arab part and create Palestine? Why wasn't it ever on the agenda at the time. Israel cannot be blamed for their lack of will for self-determination, the arab sector of partitioned Palestine would have been turned into a country if there was some kind of National Will. There wasn't, the agenda was to abort or destroy the Jewish sector of partitioned palestine. That agenda hasn't changed, the arabs continue to be guided by the desire to destroy. The arabs have to come to grips with Israel's reality, and with the fact that there aren't any do-overs. If at first you don't succeed try try again isn't acceptable if success means destroying Israel.

    from the article: A post-Zionist agenda
    First published 00:00 29.09.06 | Last updated 00:00 29.09.06
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