Israel Rejects Peace, Vows No Palestinian State
by Stephen Lendman
Israel is ruled by Arab-hating fascists, religious extremists and Zionist zealots - a rogue state threatening regional peace and security, its current regime under Netanyahu exceeding Sharonian evil.
Decades of on-and-off Israeli/Palestinian peace talks proved fruitless, dead-on-arrival each time, the greatest hoax in modern memory.
Palestinians have no peace partner in Israel, an apartheid regime dedicated to their elimination, waging slow-motion genocide, wars at its discretion, committed to controlling all valued Judea and Samaria land, stealing its resources for profit.
On Monday, Netanyahu told Likud ministers he'll only agree to future peace talks under his terms - including never disbanding settlements, forbidding a future Palestinian state within June 1967 borders, denying any portion of Jerusalem as its capital, refusing to return stolen Golan territory, or letting diaspora Palestinians return to their homeland.
While collectively punishing them throughout the territories, he lied saying "I am committed to achieving peace with our Palestinian neighbors" - code language for insisting only under unconditional surrender terms, Palestinians getting nothing in return for continued subjugation and persecution.
Hardline Jewish Home party education minister Naftali Bennett and justice minister Ayelet ("little snakes," referring to Palestinian children) Shaked vowed no Palestinian state while they remain coalition members.
"I will say the obvious. As long as we are in the government, there will be no Palestinian state. There will be no settlement evacuations, and we will not give any land to our enemies," Shaked ranted during a Tuesday West Bank Binyamin region tour.
Bennett added: "(E)veryone who is opposed to dividing Jerusalem and building a Palestinian state…don't worry. We're here."
Netanyahu fundamentally agrees while pretending otherwise. He once called peace talks "a waste of time."
He'll concede nothing to long-Palestinians, insisting they accept everything he demands - while pretending he seeks peace in our time, a notion he fundamentally abhors.
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