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Gaza v West Bank

Reader comment on item: The Forcible Removal of Israelis from Gaza

Submitted by john w. mcginley (United States), Apr 11, 2005 at 19:41

... In the first place the Israeli/Palestinian thing is sui generis. No need to look for precedents. Settlements in the West Bank are quite different from settlements in the Gaza. Israelis never belonged there and the cost in Israeli lives and money is not worth it to keep settlers there. Sharon is just being pragmatic. The real matter is how much of the West Bank will Israel be able to incorporate into itself in a peace agreement. To "win" in the Gaza is to lose in the West Bank. ... John W. McGinley
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