Originally Posted by Andrew Merriweather
So essentially your take is "the Palestinians should just let Israel dictate to them the future of their nation".
I'm honestly agog that a supposedly intelligent person could look at the situation and say "it's all Palestine's fault, they're just a bunch of terrorists".
No, I'm saying that they should choose the path that allows them to be their own nation. Peacefully.
Look, they elected Hamas to run their government, what does that say? Certainly not that they want peace. And I said before that some blame is on Israel, they keep taking land. But why can they do that carte blanche? Because of the continued rocket attacks and bombings.
It's a mess, there is no easy solution. Both sides are going to need to stand down and accept concessions (yeah right). I know it's harsh, but the PA is not in a position of power, they need to play by international rules. If they could, they would possibly get nationhood.
What happens then? The UN draws up borders, they get a definitive line on a map that even Israel dare not infringe on. I'm not trying to dehumnaize anybody, it's just the cold hard reality. I don't give two shits about blood feuds, or at this stage who started it in 1948. If the PA continues to attack Israel, they will continue to get nothing. And then Israel will continue to take land, and the PA will continue attacks. And so on forever.