The number one challenge that Israel faces is the collection of insidious lies it has told itself and the world. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    Lie number 1: A freeze in Settlement construction is a precondition. No, it is an obligation. Israel pledged to do that when it signed the Road Map Agreement. Lie number 2 Settlements do not prevent a Palestinian state. Since Bibi believes a future Palestinian state will be formed in Jordan, this is technically a double lie. Lie number 3: There is no occupation, thus Settlements do not violate the Geneva Conventions. With a recent UN vote recognizing Palestine, the entire world just resolved that issue clearly. Which leads to Lie number 4, -the most damning lie of all: The UN and the entire world are wrong and Israel is right.

    from the article: Netanyahu wards off criticism: Israeli settlement plans won't prevent Palestinian state
    First published 21:41 10.12.12 | Last updated 21:41 10.12.12
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