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'Israeli-Palestinian peace isn't a real estate deal'

The Jerusalem Post - 30 May 2017
When you are selling an apartment and someone wants to buy it, you argue” and find a price in the middle, Sharon explained. But “when someone wants to kill you and you want to live,” how can a compromise point exist?” “We have no territorial dispute ...
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Mae Cannon's Distorted Ethic of Care

Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America - 27 Jun 2017
While it is true that Palestinians might have benefited from the Israeli-built homes, there was a strategic reason to destroy the homes as part of Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan: Allowing Hamas to take possession of the homes would give the ...
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Putin is drowning in Syria

Arutz Sheva - 28 Jun 2017
Putin should have paid attention to Ariel Sharon's admonition to “never trust anybody in the Middle East.” Unfortunately for Putin, time is on Trump's side. As the days go by, Iran will get more leverage in their partnership and Russia will get less ...
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Nine Reasons Why Modi's Visit Is Important To Israel

Swarajya - 27 Jun 2017
In September 2003, a few months before the Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee rolled out a red carpet welcome to Ariel Sharon, and since then Israel has been seeking a reciprocal visit from New Delhi. When coalition compulsions ...
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Politics in Israel is increasingly nationalist

The Economist - 22 Jun 2017
A visit to the Temple Mount in 2000 by Ariel Sharon, then the Likud party leader, lit the fuse of the second Palestinian intifada. And the increasingly frequent prayer visits helped launch the current wave of stabbings and car-rammings by Palestinians.
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The Mysterious Case of the Ex-Prime Minister's Memoir

The American Prospect - 23 Jun 2017
In its report on the Yediot affair, Haaretz noted that Ariel Sharon not only kept stacks of highly sensitive papers at his farm, he said so in his testimony to a state commission of inquiry. Moreover, there's no evidence that the publisher was evading ...
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'Secrets did not die' with former PM adviser

The Jerusalem Post - 07 Jun 2017
Strategist and journalist Shaya Segal was buried on Wednesday at Tel Aviv's Yarkon Cemetery, but the secrets he was exposed to as a close adviser to prime ministers Benjamin Netanyahu and Ariel Sharon will live on, sources close to him said on ...
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A burning Zionist and non-Zionist debate the settlements

Mondoweiss - 25 Jun 2017
Daniela Weiss [former leader] of the big settlement movement confirms that Ariel Sharon, that she had an understanding with Ariel Sharon, who said it outright: that the settlements are positioned where they are, in order to block a future Palestinian ...
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“Israel Manipulating Historical Facts about Al-Aqsa Mosque”

IFP News - 23 Jun 2017
The expert noted that back in 2000, when Ariel Sharon, escorted by Israeli forces, tried to enter the mosque, he faced strong resistance by the Palestinian worshippers inside the mosque, and was forced to change his mind and leave the scene. “Then ...
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Life Inside the Gaza Blockade

Sojourners - 14 Jun 2017
In 1967, the Israeli military seized Gaza and remained there until 2005, when Israel unilaterally pulled out under Ariel Sharon's “disengagement” plan. Between August and September 2005, roughly 9,000 Israeli settlers were evacuated and 21 settlements ...
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Shaked: PA, Hamas responsible for Gaza electric crisis

Ynetnews - 20 Jun 2017
Shaked noted that former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had first announced his disengagement plan from Gaza at the 2003 but said it had yet to disengage completely from Gaza. "We did not do so completely. We are still supplying them with electricity ...

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