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Arabs want peace…Arabs don't want peace!

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Submitted by BA (United States), Dec 22, 2010 at 09:13

This article implies that, what Arabs say do not necessarily mean what they really wanted. I don't disagree with this analysis. However, I want to point out few things:

1. Arabs do not really know what exactly they want. They might tell you something ambiguous such as we want peace, prosperity, modernization, etc.

2. Arabs are unable or unwilling to accept the state of Israel whether within 67 or even 48 borders. This is hard to explain but will try in one sentence: They want the Middle East to be free of Jews.


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