They have their thoughts right about the freeze, but not about Hamas' attacks in the West Bank - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    But what's interesting - and what the article doesn't include - is that it's the Gaza respondents that provided that majority(61%Gaza/44%WB). Seems the numbers are directly associated to the level of oppression they've been subjected to, which in turn implies that the sentiment in general is a direct result of Israel's oppression. What's also interesting, is that the above numbers indicate that roughly 55% opposed the attacks in the WB, and roughly 35% did in Gaza - DESPITE Israel's oppression - when in fact favoring them is really an understandable and natural human response considering what they've endured at the hands of Israel. I don't at all agree with those who support the attacks, but I can certainly understand why.

    from the article: Poll: Most Palestinians back dropping talks if Israel builds settlements
    First published 20:17 04.10.10 | Last updated 20:17 04.10.10
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