Tag: "Palestinian"

Shelve the Shelf Agreement

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

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The newfangled “shelf agreement” concept, which served as the basis for the Olmert government’s negotiation with the Palestinians, was strategically illogical and tactically ill-considered. Israel must not again go this route.

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Henry Siegman’s Israel Problem

Sunday, February 9, 2003

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Out to save Israel from itself, no amount of Palestinian malfeasance and corruption really bothers Siegman.

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Follow the Euro

Tuesday, July 2, 2002

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The EU has been the PA’s bighearted sugar-daddy; Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas’ bountiful and boundless papa-bear; the deepest honey-pot the Palestinians could ever hope for.

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Make the PA pay

Sunday, March 17, 2002

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The PA owes Israel at least $5 billion dollars in economic damages and reparations. News item: “Israel, US negotiating over tax monies to be handed over to Palestinians”. Nothing could be more absurd.

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Expand the Settlements!

Sunday, February 24, 2002

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With settlements the biggest friction point between the US and Israel, it’s time to reflect on their usefulness. They are the best Israeli response to Palestinian terrorism, and they exact a real price from the Palestinians for their recalcitrance.

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Oslo: No choice?

Sunday, August 30, 1998

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It is simply not true that the repercussions of a breakdown in a bad peace process would be unimaginably worse than its continuation. Lessons for today’s peace negotiators from the past.

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