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    • 02.02.10 | 23:56 (IST)

    I'm a bit confused. Can someone please explain to me why is it that in order to reach a viable peace agreement, Israel must make all these concessions while the Palestinians make none? I know I don't have all the facts but really. Israel should remove the blockades from Gaza so the civilians don't suffer. Maybe those same civilians should stop helping and supporting Hamas. How many years has Israel been under constant rocket attacks without a peep from the international community? As soon as they retaliate they're universally condemned. What does Israel get out of this? Where is there incentive? Why is my country pressing them to give up anything while getting nothing in return? Would the U.S. do that? Would any country do that?

    from the article: Peres to Abbas: Resume talks or face new intifada
    First published 02:06 21.01.10 | Last updated 08:07 21.01.10
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