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Submitted by Christian Epare (Hungary), Jan 8, 2006 at 18:08

Sharon's "mistake" in my opinion was probably the best decission made by Israel lately. If he will not be able to continue, he had certainly shown a path to follow. It is obvious that the israeli-palestinian conflict will not end until Israel exists. It is written in the Quran. The state of Israel seems to be only a twentieth century american dream, and if Israel startes making decisions without first consulting with Washington (and Washington will not oblige it to change its mind), it means that america is waking up from its dream. And can Israel still exist by itself? Probably not in peace, at least for now, but can become a smaller Bad in the eyes of palestinians, who might for once form a leadership that be more open to disscussions and having more to lose than to win from a war. Sharon might have made a huge mistake in the eyes of those who live in rich palaces throughout the western world and enjoy a few cups of wine, a marijuana joint and play homosexual games cheating on their wives/husbands (that's what i see we are fearing from the islamic revival), but he has made a right decission for common people in Palestina and Israel.

The withdrawal, if maintained, could bring a change into better; elseway there is only war to wait for. I for one, would prefer to have hope knowing i did the right thing rather than surely die. As in for Kadima? It's all up to israelis. Do they want to chose the right way and elect a party left without its only real force, but which can grow in time, or not? Do they want to take their own history in their own hands, or do they not?

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