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Shapiro: Direct talks with PA are only solution    Boaz Fyler
1. Face to face talks...Why?
Because time and again PA relegate their responsibilites to third parties to speak for us...all trying to promote their own agendas Its time that Palestinians speak face to face with Israelis and not let others wether Iran, Hezbollah, Erdogan, Chavez, mad leftists, flotillas, Pretty Boy Mashaal, assorted riff and raff....all trying to usurp and hijack our cause for their own benefit I mean look at the EVIL that Hezbollah does in the name of Palestine? Encouraging a mere boy to die a martyr for Palestine? Who asked the boy to do it in our name? He isnt even Palestinian! This is Hezbollahs BLOOD LUST Abbas must not allow himself to be pulled and pushed in all directions by outside forces. This is a matter for Palestinians and Israelis to fight tooth and nails over the negotiating table face to face because at the end of the day when this has been settled we have to learn to live in side by side peace
Sammy ,   Newcastle   (11.07.12)
2. The only way to resolve the conflict
is by compensating the Arabs and sending them home - to Jordan.
Polar Bear   (11.07.12)
3. Let's see how long it will take for the master
to beckon his lap dog and for the lap dog to come running!
Patriotic Israeli ,   Tel Aviv, Israel   (11.07.12)
4. Direct talks?
How are direct talks possible with Abbas presenting a laundry list of of demands and preconditions? Abbas clearly does not understand that he is not negotiating from a position of strength. He has ended up on the losing side of six wars (all of which were started by the Arabs) and no one has forgotten that the ersatz "Palestinians" have engaged in seven decades of unrelenting terror, visited against Jews both in Israel and in the Diaspora. The United States did not entertain demands from either the Japanese or the Germans. Why should Israel entertain demands from the vanquished ersatz "Palestinians?" Israel has been very patient -- too patient -- with the ersatz "Palestinians." Since when do vanquished terrorists set preconditions for anything? I think the time is well past any pretense of meaningful negotiations -- as if negotiations with terrorists means anything; their "word" means nothing -- and simply annex Judea and Samaria and send its Arab population home to Jordan. They can rename Jordan anything they like. Jordan's an artificial country anyway; carved out of the Palestine promised to the Jewish people in order to appease the baby brother (Abdullah) of a newly-made king (Feisal) of a newly-made country (Iraq). Why no one questions Jordan's legitimacy and right to exist is beyond me, but if it does exist, it certainly shouldn't be ruled by a half-British, half-Iraqi mongrel and his Kuwaiti bride. Then again, I suppose one could question the legitimacy of the presence of ersatz "Palestinians" anywhere in the former Mandate lands -- they come from the Hejaz in the western Arabian desert -- but I would be quite content to gift them the phony kingdom of Jordan. They can plant their mythical olive groves and fictitious orchards there. They certainly never had them in Israel until Israel planted them! They were nothing more than marauders and scavengers, and don't let anyone tell you any differently.
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.07.12)
5. BO RETURN = HORRIBLY DIFFICULT ISRAEL TIMES
(11.07.12)
6. End all talks with P.A. terrorists.
The only thing Israel has to talk to the P.A. terrorists about are the terms of "Palestinian" departure from our land permanently.
Chaim ,   Israel   (11.07.12)
7. why?
First, the PA represents no one, Hamas is the real representative of the Arabs. Second, what is their to negotiate about? Every Arab leader, including Abbas, has declared that without unlimited Arab immigration into Israel there can be no agreement.
israel israeli ,   tel aviv   (11.07.12)
8. Message for Bibi ;) ,...
Hit the road Jack ,...
B. O. ,   White House   (11.07.12)
9. Shapiro! who is speaking for israel or USA. Where is his
loyalities. Is he an American-jew or a jew that is living in America. His message is the same as israel.
No Trust.   (11.07.12)
10. peace?!
2state solution A[Gaza] is a failure,why would Israel think about a 2 state solution B somewhere in the West Bank,while 2 state solution A is still shooting stuff at ,into Israel,Shalom...
william ,   canada   (11.07.12)
11. O re-election will cause Pals to withdraw right of return
demand. Also Hamas and Hezballa will send envoys to sign peace treaties with Israel.And encourage Iran to stop Nuclear defforts.And make Arab Moderates all to love Israel and dance theHora
Alan ,   SA   (11.07.12)
12. "When you get slapped you'll take it and like it"
The quote is from a Humphrey Bogart film, but it expresses what the Obama-Clinton gang will be saying to us. We'll be forced to legitimize Hamas (after all, they're supported by the majority), give up more land for "peace", and probably even give up large parts of Jerusalem. We don't need the US - they need us. We don't need to legitimize those who've been seeking our destruction for over a thousand years. The trick is taking power away from Bibi, Ehud Barak, Shimon Peres, and the constituency they represent. This crowd is tied at the hip to the financial interests that have kept the insane "conflict" going for so long. Real peace will come when we accept reality and act appropriately
Nick ,   Beersheba IL   (11.07.12)
13. #12-We will also get to like return of MILLIONS of refugees
Giving a bit of this and bit of that area wont stop the General Demand that Israel admits millions of the descendants of the "refugees" of 65 years ago. Do you really think that Pals will accept a "peace" where they accept that Israel is here to stay by accepting some territory. Its not about territory,its about closing down Israel.
Alan ,   SA   (11.08.12)
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