The nature of peacemaking according to Netanyahu
By Haviv Rettig Gur, Times of Israel October 7, 2013
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered an aggressive, seemingly petulant speech at Bar-Ilan University.
Between Holocaust references and criticism of Palestinian leaders past and present, he demanded that the Palestinian Authority recognize not only the unassailable fact of Israel’s existence, but the historic right of the Jews to have their own sovereign state in this land. As one critic suggested derisively, he demanded that the Palestinians become Zionists before peace can be achieved.
Only then will the current round of peace talks be “significant” and have “a real chance at success,” Netanyahu explained. … Lees verder