The Perfidy of Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak - No Peace at Any Price - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael O'Neill
    • 19.11.12 | 14:20 (IST)

    In the article above the following comment was made: “I think that they {Netanyahu, Barak and the IDF) have made a strategic mistake," Baskin said, an error "which will cost the lives of quite a number of innocent people on both sides. ------------------------------ There was no mistake - Netanyahu cannot hold onto power in a moderate environment. He needs an extreme position to justify his existence. Once Hamas went down the road of moderation and peace, they were no use to him. Why do you think the Israeli's massaged the situation to remove Yassar Arafat and bring Hamas into prominence? The reason is perfectly obvious when you accept that Netanyahu does not want peace for any reason. Netanyahu cannot pursue his vision of a Greater Isreal from a position of peace and co-operation with the Palestinian People and adjoining countries.

    from the article: Israeli peace activist: Hamas leader Jabari killed amid talks on long-term truce
    First published 13:55 15.11.12 | Last updated 13:55 15.11.12
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