Thank you Stuart – I’m delighted you accept Israel’s right to exist ... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • SJ
    • 04.01.13 | 11:51 (IST)

    Unfortunately, those you refer to and support (West Bank and Gaza) would vehemently disagree with you – which, is kind of where the problem lies. You say “really civilised countries want nothing to do with you”. First, I’m not an Israeli and don’t live there but have visited the country. Second, are you suggesting those that support Israel, such as Europe and North America, are uncivilised, and those that do not, are civilised i.e. Syria, Iran, Hezbollah, Sudan, Hamas ! The difference is democratic civilised nations (that allow freedom of speech / media) expose the bad along with the good unlike those that you support who control and manipulate what is presented resulting in a rather distorted picture. Now let’s be clear about this – should there be a two state solution – absolutely, but it requires both parties to truly accept the others right to exist, which, as you probably know, Hamas and many others surrounding the country, simply do not accept. Happy New Year - Fingers crossed for 2013.

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    First published 12:37 03.01.13 | Last updated 12:37 03.01.13
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