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    • Otto Rand
    • 03.08.07 | 19:31 (IDT)

    Fortunately, your definition of "peace" as understood by the Arabs, is dated, and it ignores all the recent developments, such as the Arab Peace Initiative, the present acts by Abbas that include cooperation against terrorism and willingness to compromise, and even the softening of the Hamas line, at least in practice if not in theory. If we went by the paranoid perception that every peace attempts by the Arabs is merely a trap leading to their ultimate goal of eradicating Israel we will never be able to attain peace. Peace is risky, but in the long run much safer than war. There will be some losers in peace, but everybody is a loser in a war.

    from the article: Deja vu
    First published 00:00 03.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 03.08.07
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