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Five Years Ago

Sunday, 10 July 2011

This piece from half a decade ago seems relevant as the west's fetishization flotilla sets off in support of Palestinian house pets:

A few years back, when folks talked airily about "the Middle East peace process" and "a two-state solution," I used to say that the trouble was the Palestinians saw a two-state solution as an interim stage en route to a one-state solution. I underestimated Islamist depravity. As we now see in Gaza and southern Lebanon, any two-state solution would be an interim stage en route to a no-state solution.

In one of the most admirably straightforward of Islamic declarations, Hussein Massawi, the Hezbollah leader behind the slaughter of U.S. and French forces 20 years ago, put it this way:

We are not fighting so that you will offer us something. We are fighting to eliminate you.
Read more at: SteynOnline