Sunday, November 25, 2012

"Hamas will see to that"

Charles Krauthammer's latest column in The Washington Post traces the history of the Hamas aggression toward Israel. "Israel wanted nothing more than to live in peace with this independent Palestinian entity. After all, the world had incessantly demanded that Israel give up land for peace."

"It gave the land. It got no peace."

"The Gaza Palestinians did not reciprocate. They voted in Hamas, who then took over in a military putsch and turned the newly freed Palestine into an armed camp from which to war against Israel. It has been war ever since."

"Interrupted by the occasional truce, to be sure. But for Hamas a truce — hudna — is simply a tactic for building strength for the next round. It is never meant to be enduring, never meant to offer peace."

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