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Today Gaza, tomorrow Jerusalem and then the whole of Israel

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Submitted by Lars Nielsen (Denmark), Aug 10, 2005 at 12:23

I completely agree with Daniel Pipes. There can never be a lasting peace, before both parties wish to end the war, and everybody with eyes to see can see, that the palestinians are not ready for peace.

One reason is that there does not exist a palestinian authority, which is able to speak for all palestinians. Therefore no peacetreaty will be worth more, than the paper it is printed on, because there will always be groups who are willing to break the peace and commit new terrorist attacks.

The only way to obtain peace is therefore, if palestinian losses increase so tremendously, that a majority of palestinians and their leaders give up hope of victory, determine to negotiate an agreement, which they are prepared to keep, and put those who disagree, behind bars or bury them.

But unfortunately, The World Society or even the Israeli Society are not willing to accept war on such scale, and therefore there will be no peace for many many years.
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