So what was the point of the sacrifice and heartbreak of Disengagement? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Josh
    • 31.01.11 | 14:52 (IST)

    Israel pulled out its settlers and its military, ostensibly ending the "occupation". Yet the Gazans responded with more rockets and the election of radical Islamist Hamas. What is the point in pursuing peace (with much sacrifice), with a people who refuse to reciprocate in kind? The siege over Gaza is the response to the rise of Hamas who calls for Israel’s destruction through violence. Had the PA managed to control Gaza and cracked down on the rocket launchers there would be no need for the embargo.

    from the article: Doesn't the West Bank have Facebook?
    First published 02:18 31.01.11 | Last updated 02:18 31.01.11
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