To Ombudsman (#25): A small basket of eggs, no matter what - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Morris Valentine
    • 06.09.09 | 21:04 (IDT)

    'if we leave the judean hills israel`s waist would be a mere few miles.a determined tank attack would quickly cover that.is that what we want.which israeli leader is prepared to risk that?' I don't think the next war will be fought with tanks, Ombudsman. Your security isn't going to be found by widening Israel a few kilometres around Petach Tikvah. Ask the good citizens of Sderot how secure they feel, and whether it's tanks they fear. I understand you don't want to 'put all your eggs in one basket', but even all of Israel proper - barely 20,000 sq km - is a small basket. Your security will, I think, be best served by making a lasting peace with your enemies. And building on land which they have some reason to believe should belong to their own state is not the way to go about it. MV

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