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Submitted by Steven V Gure (United States), Jan 8, 2003 at 13:31

The article is extremely optimistic but I do not believe that it is realistic. Although Israel enters the Palestinian areas, they clearly do not control it. This is evident when the Hamas or other organizations stage large demonstrations gloryfying their martyrs and call for revenge. A very large number of Palestinians (80%) call for further terror tactics to defeat Israel. Israel's response to those terror tactics is not strong enough.

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Steve Gure
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