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    • johnRUCKMAN
    • 17.03.10 | 21:29 (IST)

    No, it's not unfair at all to demand that Israel stop its never ending quest for more and more disputed land. Israel has been the major hindrence to peace talks for some time. Yes, the Palestinians did terrorist things that were terrible. Some of that, in my opinion and the opinion of many unbiased people, was caused by this same pushing of settlements. If you are serious about peace accords--and I'm not certain you are--you must look at the main stumbling blocks and get rid of them, as must Palestinians. In fact, they have reduced their attacks, but you have done nothing to reciprocate. That is not the way to obtain peace. As an American citizen that pays a lot of taxes, I am sick of sending your rich country money and getting nothing in return. It has to stop.

    from the article: Lieberman: U.S. demand to end East Jerusalem building is 'unreasonable'
    First published 19:21 17.03.10 | Last updated 09:54 31.03.10
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