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    • Margie in Tel Aviv
    • 19.11.07 | 10:15 (IST)

    I think we all know what the problem really is. The Jews were tolerated while we were a tiny minority in the huge Middle East. As soon as we wanted to assume a national identity the Arab world revolted against the idea. Follow the history of the Peace Plan and you will see that it's the Arab world that has put a spoke in the wheel throughout the period. They're still not reconciled to the idea of a separate Jewish state. Their so called peace plan is a method for giving Israel a name temporarily. There should be no supervision from parental states over a peace plan and we'll come to a conclusion. Omar said the other day that Jews and Palestinians get on very well in person and we do. It's the outside forces demanding this and that to satisfy their own electorates' view of life that unbalances relationships.

    from the article: See you at the next summit
    First published 00:00 18.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.11.07
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