Israpundit Digest

Support Israpundit


USD

ILS

CAD

Syndication

Blog Traffic

Pages

Pages|Hits |Unique

  • Last 24 hours: 0
  • Last 7 days: 0
  • Last 30 days: 0
  • Online now: 0
Los Angeles SEO

Recent Comments

Sponsors

Sponsor

Dry Bones
Dry Bones

”souvenirs”

Archives

Fair Use

This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political, human rights, economic, democracy, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research, educational, or satirical purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

LIVE HEADLINE NEWS FEEDS
THERE IS NO DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION

Support Israpundit

USD

ILS

CND


  • February 28, 2008

    Abbas the “moderate”

    Abbas rejects Jewishness of Israel, doesn’t rule out armed conflict and is proud to have taught terror to world

    by Itamar Marcus and Barbara Crook, Palestinian Media Watch

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he doesn’t rule out armed conflict against Israel. He also said that he was “honored” to have fired the first bullet of the Fatah terror organization in 1965, and to have taught terror tactics around the world, including to such groups as Hizbullah.

    In an in-depth interview published today in the Jordanian daily Al-Dustur, Abbas said that the PA is “unable” to pursue armed conflict for now, but said that “in the future stages things may be different.”

    He rejected Israel as a Jewish state, and said that it was the PA’s rejection of Israel’s Jewishness that almost aborted the Annapolis Conference last November.


    Abbas said that he won’t demand that Hamas recognize Israel. In fact, as PMW has reported in the past, he said that the only “recognition” of Israel he demands of a Palestinian unity government is to recognize Israel as its adversary.

    Here are some highlights from that interview:

    The Arab Situation

    “Now we are against armed conflict because we are unable. In the future stages, things may be different… ”

    We reject the Jewishness of the state

    The Palestinian President emphasized his rejection of what is described as the Jewishness of the state [Israel], and said: “We rejected this proposal at the Annapolis conference last November in the USA, and the conference was almost aborted because of it…”

    The Resistance [Editor's note: PA euphemism for terror]

    The Palestinian President spoke about the resistance, saying: “I was honored to be the one to shoot the first bullet in 1965 [Fatah terror against Israel began in 1965] ,and having taught resistance to many in this area and around the world, defining it and when it is beneficial and when it is not… we had the honor of leading the resistance.We taught everyone what resistance is, including the Hezbollah, who were trained in our camps [i.e. PLO camps in the 60s and 70s].”

    Recognition of Israel

    “I don’t demand that the Hamas movement recognize Israel. I only demanded of the [Palestinian] national unity government that would work opposite Israel in recognition of it. And this I told Syrian President Bashir Assad, and he supported this idea.”

  • Posted by Ted Belman @ 3:34 pm | 2 Comments »

    2 Comments to Abbas the “moderate”

    1. yamit82 says:

      Abbas promises to fight Israel

      Speaking to al-Dustur newspaper in Jordan, a country at peace with Israel, Abbas announced that his opposition to fighting Israel is temporary, because Palestinians cannot succeed now, and that in the future the situation will change.
      It is unbelievable that Israeli government sees that gangster as a peace partner. As Rabbi Kahane remarked, moderate Arabs kill Jews moderately.

      Bush:
      http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N28640409.htm

      Asked about Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad statements that he would like to destroy Israel, Bush said, “If I were an Israeli, I would take his words seriously.” On whether the U.S. would respond militarily if Iran attacked Israel, he said, “I have made it clear that the — absolutely, that we will support our ally Israel if attacked by Iran.”

      What’s important is, you have to have a partner who is committed to peace, and we believe that President Abbas is,” Snow said. “And therefore we are committed to working with this new emergency government.”

      http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2007-06-18-mideast_N.htm

      Olmert already has said the new Palestinian government has created a “new opportunity” for peacemaking and said he is eager to bolster Abbas — most likely by releasing hundreds of millions of dollars in tax transfers that Israel cut off after Hamas took power, and by easing checkpoints and travel restrictions on Palestinians in the West Bank. It remains unclear, however, how much peace talks could accomplish, given the uncertainty in Gaza.

      Netanyahu to Bush: Israel has only ‘virtual partner’ in Abbas

      http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/943722.html

      Netanyahu sought to impress upon Bush the historical importance of Jerusalem to the Jewish people by giving him a coin discovered there. It was struck in the third year of the Great Revolt by the Judeans against the Romans and contained Hebrew writing.

      “It’s an expression of our deep connection. Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people and will remain under Israeli sovereignty for eternity,” he said.

      There seems to be a disconnect between statements. who and what are we then to
      believe? and then why?

    Site Membership



    Google Site Search

    Editor

      Ted Belman

      tbelman3-at-gmail.com

    Mission

      News and Views on Israel, the Middle East, the war on terror and the clash of civilizations.

    Polls

    Will Israel attack Iran

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...

    RECOMMENDED BOOKS

    LOVE




    Tolerism2

    Iran islam

    Sharing

    mandate4

    Daily Archives

    July 2014
    S M T W T F S
    « Jun    
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    2728293031  

    Selected Israpundit Articles

    Miscellaneous Info

      All Politic Sites