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Abbas is another loser

Reader comment on item: Which Way Will Abbas Go?

Submitted by Ed Zee (United States), Jan 14, 2005 at 15:00

This is an astute take on the situation. I am for Israel building walls wherever possible and defensible; pulling out of Gaza and limiting Palestinian access to israel. They need work and Israel can qualify thousands to do so as needed; that's fair. No "peace" will ever be possible in any lifetime unless some bizarre "cleansing action" is taken on either side. So reality dictates that israel work to isolate itself from Palestinian territory as needed. I do not think that Abbas will survive very long anyway. Some fanatic will end this diversion to fantasy and Israel will be facing a militant faction upfront, in its face with at least the honestly stated intentions of total destruction.

There is no reason to reject this notion because in 35 years Arafat never made one genuine effort to help his people, just his pocket. He paid militant factions to kill Israelis anywhere and anytime without mercy. This is the sad truth that cannot be changed, just addressed with might.

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