I don't even want to go there, in some ways I agree in other ways I don't but it's entirely irrelevant because if we start listing mistakes then the Palestinian Arabs are guilty of at least as many mistakes and bigger ones at that but it's all history. We need to solve todays problems as they exist, for better or worse ...Originally Posted by watOn
It is easier today but it seems that the Palestinian Arabs don't want to compromise today. So what do you want to do about it, give in to every one of their demands? In any case, like I said, irrespective of what happens, Israel will never make the West Bank Arabs Israeli citizens. There are all sorts of other options ahead of that choice and the fact that those options will be unattractive to the Arabs will be their problem. They need to understand that fact NOW, to help them make the right decisions (compromises) in our time.Originally Posted by watOn
I have already said that too. I don't think that it's too dramatic to say that so long that the current situation (no peace) exists in the Middle East, it is a time bomb waiting to explode. But our enemies either don't seem to understand the dangers to themselves too or they don't care. So, potentially we are heading for a lose lose situation in the long term but if we give in to their intransigence today, we will face a win lose situation in the future, a win for them and a loss for us. I know what my preference is, what's yours? I think, that like me, you too would prefer a win win solution (involving compromise) today, am I right?Originally Posted by watOn
Of course, there is a reasonable possibility that Israel will eventually get to win while the Arabs will lose if they remain intransigent. After all, petro dollars and oil will not be a factor forever.