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Reader comment on item: My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory

Submitted by Cherif El-Ayouty (Denmark), Apr 30, 2010 at 07:49

We have to respect the West for being able to expose its failings. That ability, we Muslims, are in dire need to achieve. So STOP wailing and START acting. You are in a WAR and have to behave like a worthy adversary to your enemy. So far "crying" has not helped Muslims in any way. Just as the antiquated policies of the Palestinians have not helped their case for over 60 full years. Real change in the strategies, tactics and political synthesis must be introduced in the Palestinian (as well as in the Muslim) nation in order to achieve some success.

You have been banging your head against a brick wall for 60 years and the wall never budged. Don't you think it is time to change your policies, your strategies, your thoughts, your internal structure, your political and military foundations? Wailing did not help. Suicide bombings did not help. Increased symbolic religiosity did not help. Salafism did not help, Sharia did not help. Choosing Fatah did not help. Choosing Hamas did not help. Katyushas did not help. Begging for aid from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the EU and the UN did not help.Showing pictures of sufferings did not help. I do not know what exactly you, dear Palestinians, or the rest of the Muslim world, should do but you MUST definitely stop doing what you have been doing for 60 years as it did not achieve for you one single step of progress towards what you want. That is common sense.


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