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Victory is not an option

Reader comment on item: Moshe Ya'alon's "Harsh" and "Heartless" Comment about the Palestinians

Submitted by Tom (United States), Aug 9, 2009 at 15:21

Defeat? Let's hope so. One can only imagine the Palestinians' vision of "victory." The day after 9-11, the NY Times lead article on the terrorist incident included the following:

"But in the West Bank city of Nablus, rejoicing Palestinians, who have been locked in a bitter struggle with Israel for almost a year, went into the streets to chant, "God is great!" and to distribute candies to celebrate the attacks."

Yasir Arafat, the man who was gratuitiously given the Nobel Peace Prize" a few years earlier, did nothing to prevent or stop them.

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