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Friday, November 21, 2003

Good Shabbos

The Arabs are asked to compromise by offering peace in order to attain their objective -- land.

Israel is asked to compromise land in order to attain their objective -- peace.

Think about it.

The cornerstone of all negotiations has taken for granted that for Arabs, agreeing to peace would be a concession to their true goal . . . whereas for Israel, peace is the goal.

Special thanks to Elliot Mathias for this point well made.

See also Charles Krauthammer, 20 June 2002.