"All 40 years of problems can`t be blamed on Netanyahu" - Lee True, Netanyahu is a symptom. The 'problems' actually are only 30 years old. Things were pretty mellow on the West Bank until Begin unleashed the Settlers. The West Bank remained calm as the Yom Kippur War raged. The problems started after 10 years of mostly peaceful occupation. Israel's Palestinian problem back then was from refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
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from the article: Response / Henry Siegman on Burston and 'Israel's pathology'