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Refugees are not the main issue

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Submitted by stanley b (United States), Jun 7, 2012 at 14:07

While the topic of the (perpetuated) refugees is a crucial one, I am too pessimistic to think that some magical resolution of this (unresolvable) issue would bring Israel any closer to peace. We have seen over the decades how much the arabs want peace, at Camp David at Oslo, again at Camp David, and they have always found a way to mess it up. there is a good reason for this;

they do not want peace, because they believe that they can get much more without peace

they cannot have peace because the other arab nations will never let them stop being pawns

they have never wanted peace because Jews are in what they consider Muslim land and there will never be a compromise upon which jews are allowed to exist in the land of Israel.

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