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Kadima's willingness to divide Jerusalem invites Islamist agression - and ipso facto invalidates two state idea

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Submitted by Ben van de Polder (United States), Jun 6, 2006 at 20:20

At the conclusion of his piece "Muslim Zionism" Dr. Pipes writes that "the Muslim use of Zion represents a more powerful force today then the Jewish love of Zion".

Half of the 'Old City' is already Arab occupied, and East Jeruslem has been designated ipso facto as a legitimate entity. The Americans gave tacit recognition to of the Arab claim by putting a consulate in the Muslim sector .and added insult to injury by staffing it almost entirely with Arabs, forcing mostly Jewish and American clientele into a hostile enviornment,while the consulate in the 'Jewish' sector of Jerusalem provides limited services. http://www.danielpipes.org/blog/567

The Olmert /Kadima signalled willingness to forfeit a portion of the city gives further credence to the Arab claim that the Jerusalem is theirs simply by default. The implication that Jews themselves consider Jerusalem negotiable and not sacred ,in contrast to the the disingenuous Arab claim that 'Al Quds' is indivisible and holy , will result in renewed violence aimed at driving out the Jewish presence in order to make the transition from propaganda to reality.


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