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Untenable Gaza

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Submitted by Allen Newman, Montreal, Canada (Canada), Apr 5, 2005 at 23:47

I am strongly in sync with most of Daniel Pipes' positions..but I think you are misguided on Gaza.

After careful examination of the map, I agree with strategic policies to achieve secure and defensible territorial positions. It is NOT as if compensation is not being offered.(remember Sinai?).

While I do not like the situation, the trade-offs do seem plausible to me. I can only hope that the Sharon plan brings the desired results.

For the Palestinians, it is NO victory...I do not expect them to "get it".....they never do!
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