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Gaza WAS and now IS Egypt's - make it a fait accompli - by force, of course. Duh

Reader comment on item: Give Gaza to Egypt

Submitted by Mitch (United States), Feb 1, 2008 at 11:20

To all the people saying "Egypt won't take it back....", and the Egyptian poster saying, "No, thanks",
you are missing an essential point. Things that won't happen by themselves, but are nevertheless correct things in this case, can be MADE TO HAPPEN on the ground.

This is NOT a mess created by Israel, but mainly by Egypt's refusal to accept it's people and land back in 1972 after they lost it in an agressive war in 1967.

Israel should unilaterally send Egypt (and the UN) a document giving them ownership; so they don't accept it and throw it immediately in the trash, no matter - it's been signed and sent. Israel should cut off ALL electricity and supply to Gaza. This hopefully could trigger a mass migration to Egypt, attracted by more land, air, relatives, and language there.

Now for the analogies. You can not unsqueeze toothpaste from the tube. An anvil strapped to a standing strongman's back will ultimately and inevitably cause him to somehow stop standing.

It should not be too hard to rally world opinion for the pawn Palestinians to be accepted by their Egyptian brethren. The world doesn't even yet know that there is a dividing wall in the middle of the Egyptian city Rafah. The chant should be started, "Mr. Mubarak, take down this wall!"

The main point - Don't ASK Egypt to take bake Gaza - just make it happen, using all overt and covert methods available.

If G-d gives you lemons just make lemonade. Of course.
But if He gives you fine wine, don't ask for the lemons, instead!


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