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    • Jonny K.
    • 17.01.11 | 22:46 (IST)

    Land for peace has failed and will fail again. The most recent being disengagement from Gaza. What did it bring: daily rocket barrages on top of kibbutzim and kindergardens. If disengagement brought peace to Gaza, if withrdrawl from Lebannon brought peace to the North, if Jerusalem arabs were peaceful in Israel, I would be all about tearing down those settlements. Unfortunately it is not about land, it is about religious extremism

    from the article: Think Israel's a lost cause? Ten reasons to think again
    First published 16:29 17.01.11 | Last updated 16:29 17.01.11
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