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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 05.12.07 | 12:20 (IST)

    In the case of Gaza,it was a unilateral withdrawal and more of the colonists there were of the secular type, more willing to compromise and take compensation.Sharon went through with his unilateral move with the precise intention of strengthening the WB colonies that are far more extensive,larger,greater infrastructure and even more diehard than Gaza. Like bush, they are more likely to go ahead with their ideological fanaticism regardless of the facts with which they are presented.There's also little hope that any Israeli government will agree to give up under any paln the 60% of occupied lands that contain their largest colonies.There is no evidence of this on the ground(rather to the contrary, ie Har Homa) and tthe logistical and financial crises that would result in attempting to resettle these diehards in Israel are daunting.

    from the article: It is not from heaven
    First published 00:00 05.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 05.12.07
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