Originally Posted by Direckshun
I don't think an admission of existence from Hamas/Palestine is necessary on a couple grounds, but this is really the only one that matters:
By itself, admission of Israel's existence doesn't stop the rockets Hamas is lobbing into Israel, nor how Israel will react to them. It doesn't prevent the fact that the Likud clearly wants a Greater Israel.
If I'm Hamas (and I'm very much not), I understand that this is a chip I'm willing to give up in negotiations. Not necessarily before.
I see. So you'll willfully ignore historical precedent of how peace can be had between Israel and her enemies.
I think the young people enjoy it when I "get down," verbally, don't you?