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An argument based on false prophecy

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in response to reader comment: Yeah, Abdul...

Submitted by Abdulkarim Al-Habsi (Oman), Sep 27, 2011 at 23:22

Your argument is based on a false prophecy. One thing Arabs have learned in the past 60 odd years in dealing with Israel, is that correcting the injustices inflicted on Palestinians due to the creation of the state of Israel will not come through armed struggle. Granted, there are few criminal organizations who think otherwise, but the vast majority or Arabs, me included, do not see an armed struggle as conducive to bring about a solution.

The Arab league has made a genuine peace proposal in the King Abdullah initiative, a proposal Israel has done all it could not to address. Time is on our side, and we know it, so why rush things.

If the Palestinian statehood does not materialize soon, Abbas can handover to Israel the reign of the west bank, and let Israel manage the occupied territories and live up to its obligations as an occupying force, or annex the territories to Israel, and then let demographics and time take car of the matter in the long term


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