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Netanyahu asking Palestinians to cede right of return - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

Benjamin Netanyahu is not satisfied with forcing gentiles who wish to obtain Israeli citizenship to formally declare their recognition of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state. Now he is demanding that the neighbors on the other side of the border also declare Israel to be a Jewish state (what about "democratic"? ).

They will grant recognition in perpetuity, while he will grant a temporary settlement freeze for two months. Maybe three. Judaism for sale.



Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Oct 12th, 2010 at 02:45:45 PM EST
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What a bloody conundrum!  How many hoops are they going to make the Palestinians jump through???

"Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark." Cheyenne
by maracatu on Tue Oct 12th, 2010 at 05:53:10 PM EST
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It is not how many hoops that is the issue because there will always be another one. It is the process of delay, of humiliation that is important.

Israel does not want a resolution because that would limit its ability to act without restraint and it cannot abide that possibility.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Oct 13th, 2010 at 05:42:53 AM EST
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I was feigning naïveté.

"Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark." Cheyenne
by maracatu on Wed Oct 13th, 2010 at 06:51:35 AM EST
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And one of the Palestinian leaders has said that they will recognize Israel in whatever form it wants, in return for withdrawal to the 1967 lines. Which won't happen, of course.
by gk (gk) on Wed Oct 13th, 2010 at 06:52:04 AM EST
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