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Jerusalem Post editorial on disengagement

Reader comment on item: [Israel's Gaza Withdrawal:] A Democracy Killing Itself

Submitted by Mladen Andrijasevic (Israel), Aug 16, 2005 at 06:46

The Jerusalem Post editorial today under the title "Sharon speaks" came up with an interesting explanation for disengagement:

"Though called unilateral, disengagement is thus really an unwritten, unsigned agreement with the international community. The agreement says: if we hand over territory fully to a Palestinian government, you will hold that government diplomatically and economically responsible, and we will hold it militarily responsible, if it refuses to eliminate terrorism from its realm. "

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