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Submitted by John Philips (Japan), Jun 4, 2012 at 04:46

Arab leaders don't keep anti-"Zionism" alive because they want to kill Jews or destroy Israel. They do it to keep their subjects minds off the real oppression at home. They have no real intention of attacking Israel anymore or they would do so. Anti-semitism is not caused by religion, or nationality, and it is not endemic to any particular race or region. It is classic scapegoating to divert attention from real oppression. Besides, Israel doesn't need to make peace with a mythical Arab nation. They need to make peace with the very real Palestinians who live around and among them, and who are not going to be absorbed into any mythical Arab nation, which hasn't existed for centuries and is never going to be called into being again. Anyone else here remember that United Arab Republic? LOL.

Palestinians are real. The Arab nation is imaginary. Make peace with the former and you can ignore the latter.

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