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"Taste Defeat"---Sounds Ominous

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Submitted by Barry Black (United States), Dec 31, 2016 at 14:50

I've said it before that the Arabs and the Palestinians as well have always believed that time is on their side----Obama made that concept come to fruition. With the French peace conference ahead who knows what will come out of it, though it is suspected that, with US input, a final accord will be stitched together and presented to the UNSC for another resolution. The flash point is East Jerusalem, which is considered part of the West Bank----Oy Vay!

The Arabs/Palestinians tasted defeat in 1967, when the Israel had several choices; they could have sent the Palestinians packing, annexed the West Bank outright, but they chose the third alternative espoused by a left-leaning general by the name of Dayan, who said we could all live in peace so lets be friends and we know how that worked out! There was a fourth choice, which hindsight, now tells us would have been the best. and that would have been to offer the Palestinians a state of their own----the negotiations would have been simple, less onerous and readily accepted!

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