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    • Alan
    • 10.07.06 | 14:51 (IDT)

    So sick and tired of those who claim that Israel has actually compromised by withdrawing out of Gaze. This is the biggest lie. Israel never relinquished any real control. Air, Sea, borders, Water and power were all under Israel?s control. Withholding Taxes to put pressure on the Palestinian economy is the smallest example of humiliation that the Israeli government has done. There is a huge difference between giving people freedom and withdrawing few soldiers from outposts. Israel was paying a high price to protect a very small number of extreme settlers. That was the only reason for getting the soldiers out. The truth is that Israel continued to make life like hell for every resident. When you start treating the Palestinians like equal humans perhaps they will start compromising.

    from the article: Between cease-fire and flame-fanning
    First published 00:00 10.07.06 | Last updated 00:00 10.07.06
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