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Palestinian unreasonableness makes me cry

Reader comment on item: Assessing Binyamin Netanyahu's Speech at Bar-Ilan University

Submitted by Gunjan (United States), Jun 14, 2009 at 23:35

Dear Dr Pipes:

Thanks for reporting on Benjamin Netanyahu's speech. The points that you summarized from the speech make perfect sense and I can easily agree with the Israeli position. You and Netanyahu are correct in stating that there is absolutely nothing in the Palestinian and Islamic positions that shows that these parties are at all interested in peace. Nor they seem interested in recognizing Israel's right to exist. I have been watching Middle-eastern events for long and I have not seen one example of Arab/Palistinian behavior that shows a sincere desire for peace (and this includes Yasseer Arafat's nobel peace prize!). I have heard them justifying their violence but I have never seen them making a case for peace. (If I am wrong on this assessment, I will like your readers to correct me by citing examples).

In the ancient Hindu epic Mahabharata, the good side just wanted five villages to live, rule and survive in. The bad guys wanted to claim every single piece of land that existed. When that war ended there were hardly any winners and only the five good brothers survived.

The claim of Islamic-fundamentalists on the entire middle east, reminds me of the story of Mahabharata and my heart cries for Israel.

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