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From West Germany to the West Bank

Reader comment on item: Pushing for an Israeli Victory Is the Only Way to End the Conflict with the Palestinians

Submitted by Peter Weisz, Dec 5, 2018 at 20:32

Dear Daniel Pipes:

I was indeed gratified to listen to your recent remarks before the Begin/Sadat Foundation regarding the "Israel Victory" movement that was aired on my good friend, Josh Hasten's, Inside Israel podcast. Your trenchant words echoed a message that I have been pounding out for years...using many of the same parallels. I am interested in financially supporting your cause. Please let me know how to do so.

I would also like to direct your attention to a recent book by historian Frederick Taylor, "Exorcising Hitler." There is much Israel and we, in the pro-Israel community, can learn from the manner in which the Allies conducted the de-Nazification of postwar Germany. I am including a link to my article "From West Germany to the West Bank," in which I expound on this and advocate for an eventual policy of "deJihadisation." I would be indeed honored if you would have a look at this brief essay. I am certain that you will find content of value that may be used to strengthen your case.

Finally, permit me to express my admiration for your work in this area. It reminds me of the very first days of the Reagan administration in 1981 when the new president was asked about what his foreign policy would be regarding the US role in the Cold War. "Two words," he said. "We win." He was right and we did. You (and I) are right today. Let us hope that someday we can say the same about our outcome.

Here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/notes/peter-weisz/from-west-germany-to-the-west-bank/10156546962432970/ Thank you. -Peter Weisz

https://www.facebook.com/notes/peter-weisz/from-west-germany-to-the-west-bank/10156546962432970/


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Title Commenter Date Thread
Israel Victory Op-Ed By a Former IDF General: These Elections Should Be About Victory [103 words]CamelinspaceFeb 4, 2019 11:51247527
How about trying your breakthrough solution first in your home country? [37 words]G MarcusJan 15, 2019 19:17247167
Israel Victory vs. corporate interests [135 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
CamelinspaceJan 6, 2019 04:03246995
1You have no mistakes to make [787 words]Jorge_BannerDec 20, 2018 22:17246657
Half Hearted Response. [97 words]Reynald de ChatillonDec 16, 2018 23:24246584
Mr Pipes, I have a question - how do you politically define victory? [103 words]
w/response from Daniel Pipes
DongDec 16, 2018 22:16246583
My jpost letter on the "peace process" (12/12) and Al Arabiya [190 words]DaveDec 15, 2018 07:47246550
Why doens't Israel Want To Win? Is its non-win tactic really another way to fight? [165 words]Bryan TaplitsDec 13, 2018 12:24246528
1What kind of victory the "Israeli Victory" means? [118 words]Vadim AnshelevichDec 8, 2018 13:22246438
Hamas [73 words]HaywardDec 7, 2018 23:19246432
2From West Germany to the West Bank [263 words]Peter WeiszDec 5, 2018 20:32246400
1Victory? [26 words]Stuart KaufmanDec 3, 2018 14:37246363
4An Israeli victory would also be an Arab victory, because it's the only option that would lead to mutual peace and prosperity. Here's how it would look: [309 words]G MarcusDec 3, 2018 10:43246356
A two front war would be hard [73 words]Eagle of NorwayDec 8, 2018 13:59246356
Variation of Circumstances: Israel Wins the Moment; But The Temple will be Built Under A Different Premise of the Promise [59 words]M ToveyDec 19, 2018 15:10246356
What about Israeli army and Mossad ? [158 words]Debanjan BanerjeeJan 15, 2019 00:22246356
Allah is a Zionist! [36 words]dhimmi no moreJan 15, 2019 14:23246356
2Two direct questions for Debanjan Banerjee [123 words]PrashantJan 15, 2019 23:09246356
1Only Israelis deserve happiness? [199 words]JeffJan 17, 2019 22:48246356
So Correct. thank You [48 words]Gary SackDec 3, 2018 09:40246354
the occupation dilemma [157 words]mythDec 3, 2018 06:57246350
Victory as a means of peace [145 words]Ilbert PhillipsDec 3, 2018 00:49246342
Peace Amongst Potential 'Middle East' Partners? There is No Practical Human Application in the ME. [121 words]MToveyDec 20, 2018 12:38246342
1Yes, but how does the Sunni rapprochement figure in? [122 words]DaveDec 2, 2018 21:22246341
Correction: These were not "460 rockets and missiles" [131 words]AnonDec 2, 2018 14:34246337

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