Student discusses Israel's 'Third Intifada' Dilemma in article for Breitbart

by Jordan Schachtel  |  October 9, 2013  |  ARTICLES
Source : Breitbart  

The article below by IWP student Jordan Schachtel is from www.breitbart.com.

Israel's 'Third Intifada' Dilemma

"We shall never stop until we can go back home and Israel is destroyed... The goal of our struggle is the end of Israel, and there can be no compromises or mediations... the goal of this violence is the elimination of Zionism from Palestine in all its political, economic and military aspects... We don't want peace, we want victory. Peace for us means Israel's destruction and nothing else."

These are the words, never to be disavowed, of 1994 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yasser Arafat. The behind-closed-doors sentiments of Israel's first "peace partner" must not be forgotten. Arafat's successor, Mahmoud Abbas, has taken to writing a book detailing the "relationship between Jewish leaders and Nazism before WWII." He later claimed that he has "70" books worth of material on this matter. What is Israel to do now that their hand is seemingly being forced by outside influences to negotiate with their newest "moderate" peace partner?

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