When is it okay to suppress one people for the sake of another? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Neil
    • 14.02.11 | 18:21 (IST)

    Land for peace has been a failure because it did nothing to get at the root of the problem, the oppression of the rights of Palestinian people and their right to self rule in the land of the forefathers. It was nothing more than a bribe for peace with X, Y, and Z. It was doomed from the start and for some to then try and use its failure as some kind proof to the world that its impossible to negotiate, shows us all just how sinister some can be. What everybody seems to forget is the Balfour Declaration in all its glory delivered on its promise to the Jewish people, the Biblical prophecy was fulfilled. What I find most disturbing is the after the fact argument about the size of what was delivered.

    from the article: Egypt, Israel, and the sudden return of Land for Peace
    First published 09:17 14.02.11 | Last updated 09:17 14.02.11
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