Yeah, the Arabs are warmongers, BUT Israel must still be mindful of world opinion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dyinglikeflies
    • 31.10.10 | 16:24 (IST)

    No concerned Jews in the Diaspora (yes, we DO belong in Israel) are naive enough to think that if you sit around the campfire and sing Kumbaya with the Arabs, they will start making nice. It may take a century for the Arabs as a whole to come to terms with the reality of Israel's existence. BUT Israel can't lose its legitimacy in the eyes of the world by confiscating the West Bank and effectively expelling its populace. Further, there is a core of Arab nations now willing to establish a sort-of peace, which, after 20 or 50 years, may well ripen into a true peace. It's an opportunity that can't be wasted.

    from the article: Listen to American Jews' stand on Israel
    First published 01:29 31.10.10 | Last updated 01:29 31.10.10
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