the goal is not whether israel is destroyed or not, the narrative has evolved since 1973. Arab states are willing to coexist with israel, given that an equitable and fair solution is given to palestinians. the arab league has recognized israel's borders (1967), as well as most palestinians. If Israel recognizes a palestinian state on the 1967 borders, you will see that a just and lasting peace will emerge and israel will or can fully integrate the middle east. But with rightwing governments bent on expanding settlements, confiscating palestinian lands, bulldozing homes and treating palestinians like animals is not the way to peace. Israel is quickly painting itself in a corner with the whole world turning its back on israel with disgust and anger...
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from the article: Egypt will maintain its peace treaty with Israel, military says