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Reader comment on item: Corbyn, Sanders, and the Need for Israel Victory
in response to reader comment: An eventual Palestinian state?

Submitted by Jeff (United States), Feb 13, 2023 at 20:45

Hi Steve,

The points of contention you raise (borders, armies, seaport access, etc.) are the kinds of things that could be negotiated and successfully worked out between two democracies. Democracies tend to desire peace, tend to have concern for the welfare of their peoples, and tend not to holler decade after decade about pushing their neighbors into the sea.

There isn't a single problem that can't be worked out between two parties of goodwill who desire peace. And there isn't a single problem that can be truly worked out between two parties when one party desires peace and the other desires war and genocide.


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