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no recognition of Palestinians, the stateless Arabs of the Levant

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Submitted by Jonathan Usher (Canada), Jul 1, 2006 at 10:40

Your comments were correct then. However Hamas has put a completely new look on the P.A. Firstly Hamas obviously has the support of most Palestinians. Therefore Hamas and the Palestinians are not two separate entities but one coherent whole. Most importantly, Hamas has proved time and time again in the last few months that it is more interested in the destruction of Israel then improving the lot of the Palestinians.

Now the only answer seems to be to withdraw recognition of the Palestinians as a people. Before 1900 the Arabs in the general area of Jordan and Israel there were just Arabs eaking out a poor living as tenant farmers. There was no group called Palestinians or state called Palestine. Before 1964 when the PLO was founded these Arabs were were not a people and did not claim to be a people. Now most of them are Jordanians, about a million are Israelis, and about 3 million living in Gaza and the West Bank as terroriists who carry guns and wear balaclavas. These latter don't deserve or need to be a "people" and they certainly are undeserving of representing all the Arabs in the Levant. The terrorist propaganda dream of a Palestinian people in a new state of Palestine that will defeat Israel and then be a leader in the expansion of Islamic conquest must be ended.

The overlooked and tough solution is to divide the West Bank and Gaza between Israel, Jordan, and Egypt. There is no need or reason to create a new Fundamentalist Islamic Palestinian terrorist state when there are three states in which Arabs can find a peaceful home.

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