Renouncing prior agreements would help the Palestinians much more than it would help Israel... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Uncle Remus Says
    • 17.06.11 | 10:39 (IDT)

    This is called 'don't throw me in that briar patch!' There is nothing that would help the Palestinians get more and more land from us than having a totally polarized breakdown with Israel with the majority of the world on the Palestinian side. If the Pal state is approved then perforce a majority of the world's states sides against us. For us to break all agreements means the world will just come in and say okay take it away from them then. Liebermans idea won't help us. It will hurt us. The rabbit jumps up and boasts, 'Born and raised in a briar patch, Brer Fox!' and wins.

    from the article: Lieberman: Israel will renounce past agreements if Palestinians seek unilateral statehood
    First published 10:17 17.06.11 | Last updated 13:48 17.06.11
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