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Has the world gone upside down? Again and again we hear US President Barack Obama and numerous other leaders call on Israel to make sacrifices to help facilitate a two-state solution with the Palestinians. But aren't these leaders pressuring the wrong side?


For a long time, it seemed most people felt convincing Israel to accept a Palestinian state was the biggest obstacle to the two-state solution. However, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, against the advice of many conservative thinkers, has stated he is willing to accept a Palestinian state. Problem solved right? Wrong.

Wrong, because the Palestinians, whom many assumed would jump at the chance to have their own state, are the ones preventing it from happening.

Indeed, there is one little detail which they will not accept. It is not the size of their potential state, nor is it an issue of boundaries. The problem is their refusal to recognize the other state - Israel.

For decades the Palestinians have been promoting their dignity, self-determination and statehood. Yet as much as they say they want all this, hatred for the Jewish state overrides having their own state. This was confirmed once again by a recent poll where 61% of Palestinians rejected a two-state solution.

Hatred of Israel and Jews is woven into the very fabric of Palestinian society. The Palestinians are so consumed with it that they are willing to give up having their own state, if it means accepting a Jewish state of Israel. Add in the unity government effort between Abbas' Fatah Party and terrorist group Hamas, and the situation becomes even bleaker.

Tiny Israel rejected Israel is a tiny country and the only national homeland for the Jewish people. Arabs have 22 countries in the Middle East, covering more than five million square miles with a population of more than 300 million. Yet to allow a country the size of New Jersey to exist, as a home for some 6-7 million Jews, is apparently so repulsive to the Palestinians they are willing to give up their dream of statehood rather than accept a Jewish state as their neighbor.

And so, the time has come to stop mincing words about who is to blame for the lack of peace. When an entire population is willing to sacrifice its dream for no other reason than the desire to destroy its next-door neighbor it should suffer the consequences. Moreover, these consequences should send a strong message that such vitriolic behavior should not be tolerated.


If the Palestinians wish to be included among the civilized nations of the world, they have a responsibility to conduct themselves accordingly, especially when they are receiving massive financial aid and seeking global support for statehood.


Yet as long as world leaders continue to blame Israel for the ongoing stalemate, while turning a blind eye to the hateful agenda of the Palestinians, peace will never be achieved.


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This post was edited by laowaipengyou at 2012-2-24 15:01

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But it is not the first time the Arabs make the same mistake ...

On 1947 the Arab League in the name of the Arabs living in Palestine, rejected the U.N. Partition Plan that granted two states for the Jews and the Arabs .....

A few months later, on the day Israel declared it's independence from the British, the armies of seven Arab countries attacked un-organized Israel, with the purpose of throwing the Jews to the Mediterranean...

Well, ....... they lost.

Egypt kept for almost 20 years nowadays Gaza Strip .... and Petera can lecture us on it, the Kingdom of Jordan kept for themselves the West Bank and East Jerusalem for the same period of time ...

Egypt and Jordan kept control over the land and the populatin ........until June 1967 ....... when again, the armies of three Arab countries (this time Egypt, Syria and Jordan) fought Israel .... and after six days of fights ......lost..

The Palestinian Leadership doesn't learn from history .... and in the process ... have been keeping their own people in missery for the last 63 years.

How much longer the Palestinian Leadership wants to keep their people in missery...??


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If someone steals your house  ...........

Why would you negotiate with them about them keeping the majority of it  ........   ?      




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expatter Post time: 2012-2-24 21:02
If someone steals your house  ...........

Why would you negotiate with them about them keeping the  ...

So it's better to have nothing?
  
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JFenix Post time: 2012-2-24 21:04
So it's better to have nothing?

Of course not .........

I would call the police and get them thrown out   ........  

Oh ....... !

But in this case ........

They ARE the police  ........

That's called 'extortion' .........     


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expatter Post time: 2012-2-24 21:15
Of course not .........

I would call the police and get them thrown out   ........  

Except they have every right to be there as the pals.

It's the palestinians and their hatred that keeps them from accepting their own kin.

If the roma went back to India, would you feel the same way?

  
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This post was edited by laowaipengyou at 2012-2-24 15:33
wisdom_pang Post time: 2012-2-24 14:51
You Jews don't half tell fibs eh?
God's chosen liars?


Pang, I object that use of the photo of an elder caught at what seems to be a distressful traumatic moment.... for an avatar.

If you are Asian you were not taught at home and school respect for the elder.

If you are not Asian you are showing also you despise Asians.

Do me a favor and remove that abusive avatar..

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