September 19, 2019

Where's the Peace Partner?

“Several months ago, a Palestine Liberation Organization body published an official document on the conflict. In its 37 pages, the organization put forth its views, with some readers seeing this as a clear endorsement of the two-state solution and even a willingness to relinquish the so-called right of return of Palestinian “refugees.”

However, reading this document in detail leads to the exact opposite conclusion.

The document is actually another example of Palestinian duplicity and shows they continue to peddle a narrative of victimhood and refuse to own up to their actions while ignoring historical facts.

The document includes statements that are diametrically opposed to what Palestinian leaders say whey assure Israel that they would not erase Jerusalem’s Jewish heritage if they gained control over the Temple Mount or how the Jewish settlers in a future Palestinians state would not be harmed.

The part that deals with support for Palestinian prisoners and their families is particularly problematic because it shows an unwillingness to discard the ethos of an armed struggle.

Another example of its perpetual narrative of victimhood is the fact that the document also blames Israel for torpedoing the reconciliation efforts between the Hamas and Fatah factions.”

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