[…] Arabs, as I have noted many times (most recently in “Israeli Realism” and “The 1.x-State Solution“). Even the most generous offers to the Palestinian Arabs, the ones the leadership is […]
No one really gives a carp about the Palestinians, the Soviets and the Saudis funded Fatah on a fifty 50/50 split, neither is really interested in this, which reminds me of a Most Wanted Man, whose text suggests that Chechnya was such a big thing in the 80s
Seriously, the occupation of Gaza was over eight years ago, now kidnapping Israeli youth, firing rockets into Israel which seems to be the only thing Doha's check seems to cover, that's something else entirely, they aren't building any settlements in Gaza, but as with Khaybar and Yathrib the very notion of any Jewish settlement is Haram,
Someone on the Israeli right (and in a way the Palestinian "right" as well) might say "prevention of the emergence of a" rather than "erasure of the" - if we equate existence as a "people" in the modern sense as conditioned on actualized "popular sovereignty."
For how you responded to my remarks about it, I didn't expect you to basically admit that the Israeli government has as long term goal erasure of the Palestinian people.