Ahead of the Arab League's conditional endorsement of direct talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA), PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said that he hoped an agreement would be reached that included the establishment of a PA state within the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as its capital and a solution to the problem of the families of Arabs who left Israel when the modern Jewish state was born.
He set a number of “measures and conditions”, including: "I will never allow a single Israeli to live among us on Palestinian land”
Abbas has demanded that Israeli completely freeze construction for Jews in areas east of the 1949 armistice line, including north, south and east Jerusalem, and that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu commit to creating a PA state with borders based on the armistice line. Until those conditions are met, Abbas has said, the PA will not negotiate.
Abbas said he had discussed the “right of return” with Olmert, and had warned that the issue was “very dangerous” and must be resolved “according to the Arab initiative.” (Didn’t Arabs reject the 1949 armistice line? It was before they invented the fake “Palestinian people”. If Jews are not allowed to live in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, shouldn’t Israel insist on removal of all ‘Palestinians’ from Jewish?) He added "I will never agree that there be Jewish soldiers in NATO, and I will never agree that there will be a single Israeli among us on Palestinian soil." (And Muslims should not be allowed to serve as NATO or UN soldiers and step on Jewish soil! It is only fare, isn’t it?)
Food for Thought. Steven Shamrak
I have never seen that Israel-haters care for producing any evidence to support their bogus anti-Israel claims. But they are constantly bombarding Jews with the questions only to brush off our factually based and well prepared answers as irrelevant. They do it to create an atmosphere of doubt about position of Zionism and make Jews look apologetic and weak!
Press Cooperates with Arab Aggression. A Lebanon army's spokesman confirmed Israel's claims that Lebanese forces fired first during deadly border skirmish. IDF officials said it appears journalists and photographers were informed of the intended ambush and were deployed to the site even before the gunfire erupted. Officials said many of the journalists work for outlets that are affiliated with Hezbollah.
Usual Lies and Blame Game. Egyptian security sources admitted on Wednesday, that rocket attack on Eilat was launched from within its territory in the Sinai and blamed a Gaza-based terrorist group, without identifying it. Other sources identified by Hamas by name. Cairo previously had claimed that the Katyusha rockets were not fired from within its borders
No Pressure on White House. The White House rejected Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's offer for a public debate with Barack Obama. White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs said that Tehran has not displayed seriousness on the nuclear issue. (PA has the same insincerity about peace with Israel! Must Israel continue talking to mortal enemies? The US does not suffer from this ‘Victim mentality’ syndrome!)
Fake Uproar over Fake Graves. Assistant Secretary General for Palestinian Affairs Mohamed Sobeih of the Arab League condemned the digging up of what he said were Muslim graves in Jerusalem's Mamillah cemetery by Israeli authorities, ignoring the facts that: the tombstones were brand-new constructions and were being faked, in an attempt to grab some land from Independence Park.
Awakening of Israeli Jews from ‘Peace’ Nightmare. A telephone poll broadcast on Israeli Television's Channel 1 showed the following results: 62% Israeli Jews oppose additional unilateral withdrawals. 21% were in favour.
No UN Inquiry! A week ago: 1) At least 29 people were killed during violent riots that took place in Karachi, Pakistan. 2) Five rockets were fired at Israel's Southern Coastal Resort of Eilat. 3) An explosion took place in the residence of a senior Hamas terrorist in Gaza some 15 people were killed and many injured in what is believed to have been a work accident. 4) An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber detonated before reaching its target Monday, killing five Afghan children. 5) The U.S. command in Baghdad "refutes that 535 people were killed in Iraq during the month of July". It put the total number of people killed by "enemy action" at 222, including 161 civilians (…and is it OK?)
Another Humiliating and Useless Meeting. On 1 August 2010, President Shimon Peres and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak held a diplomatic working meeting at the Presidential Palace in Cairo. (How many times has Mubarak visited Jerusalem?)
Grad Missile Attack on Ashkelon. Last week the Foreign Ministry instructed Israeli ambassadors to file an immediate complaint to the president of the UN Security Council and the Human Rights Council in Geneva. This is “a clear attempt to kill men, women and children and is a clear violation of international law and sheds light on the murderous, barbaric and violent intent of the missile attack” (As usual, no emergency session of the UN security council was called. No media and political frenzy of condemnation of Hamas actions!) At the same day, a United Nations panel of ‘experts’ has raised concerns about Israeli discrimination against Palestinians, demanding Israel stop targeted killings and torture. (Why is “targeted killing” good tool of war for coalition in Iraq and Afghanistan but not for Israel? This is discrimination against Israel!)
Where is International Outrage? French President Nikolas Sarkozy has ordered the expulsion from France of illegal Gypsy immigrants, known as Roma, and is preparing to demolish thousands of homes, despite growing accusations that his country is acting racist towards members of Roma.
UN Provides Financial Support to Terrorists. Senior Hamas commander Issa al-Batran, who taught at a UN school in Al-Bureij, was killed in an Israeli airstrike that followed a Grad rocket attack on the city of Ashkelon. While several news outlets reported details of Batran's past, including previous attempts on his life, but they failed to note his day job as a United Nations-employed schoolteacher.
‘Illegal’ Import of Violence. Police Commissioner of Israel Dudi Cohen revealed that 10% of murder cases that occurred since the beginning of 2010 involved illegal aliens.
Hypocrisy of the Headlines:
“Passive communicators do not defend their own personal boundaries and thus allow aggressive people to abuse or manipulate them through fear. Passive communicators are also typically not likely to risk trying to influence anyone else. Aggressive people do not respect the personal boundaries of others and thus are liable to harm others while trying to influence them. A person communicates assertively by overcoming fear to speak his or her mind or trying to influence others, but doing so in a way that respects the personal boundaries of others. Assertive people are also willing to defend themselves against aggressive incursions” - Assertiveness vs Aggressiveness and Passiveness - Unfortunately, Israel has been behaving as Passive communicator (victim) for too long!
Some 90,000 leaked US military records amount a blow-by-blow account of six years of the Afghanistan war. The documents - including classified cables and assessments between military officers and diplomats - describe the US fears that ally Pakistan's intelligence service was actually aiding the Afghan insurgency and "allows representatives of its spy service to meet directly with the Taliban in secret strategy sessions to organize networks of militant groups that fight against American soldiers in Afghanistan and even hatch plots to assassinate Afghan leaders." (This is a well-know secret, but there is no will to address this issue and no one is protesting the transfer of tens of billion of the US tax payers’ dollars to Islamic terror sponsoring states like Pakistan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and other ‘Moderates’!)