Palestinian Blood Lust Undermines Hopes for Peace

(New York Times) Jonathan A. Greenblatt - Re: "Fatah Makes Public Claim that It Killed 11,000 Israelis" - That Fatah, the party of President Mahmoud Abbas, is touting the number of slain Israelis to score points in the electorate is a deeply troubling statement of the state of Palestinian public sentiment. For there to be any hope for a two-state solution, Israelis need to believe that the Palestinians can and will be a partner for peace, motivated not by blood lust but committed to mutual security and stability. The glorification of Israeli deaths conveys the opposite message. The writer is chief executive of the Anti-Defamation League.

2016-08-08 00:00:00

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