Wednesday, March 17, 2010
If the Palestinians laid down their arms, there would be peace.
If Israel laid down its arms tomorrow, there would be no Israel- credited to Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister
Any solution for the Iraqi problem cannot be reached without Arabs and Arab participation.-Amr Moussa,Secretary-General of the League of Arab States
How will decent people in the region ever believe in peace if Arab terrorists interpret every gesture of peace as a display of weakness and then act accordingly?-Tom Lantos, US Congressman
Egypt laid down its weapons, not only is there peace but Israel gave them back the Sinai desert. Jordan doesn't attack Israel and there is peace.
The United Nations Partition Plan for the British Mandate of Palestine
The resolution recommended the division of the British Mandate of Palestine into two provisional states, one Jewish(Israel) and one Arab(Jordan), with a separate status for the Jerusalem-Bethlehem area (which would be under special international protection, belonging to neither of the two states), and an accompanying framework for overall economic union. The resolution sought to give partial satisfaction to two competing nationalisms, Zionism (Jewish nationalism) and local Arab nationalism
Whereas the Principal Allied Powers have also agreed that the Mandatory should be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on November 2nd, 1917, by the Government of His Britannic Majesty, and adopted by the said Powers, in favour of the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, it being clearly understood that nothing should be done which might prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country