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Daybreak: Abbas Insists Talks Still Doable

Plus Egypt goes rogue, Syria and Syrians in crosshairs, and more in the news

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President Abbas (L) yesterday (on the right is Saeb Erekat, who nominally resigned earlier this year).(Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)

• Palestinian Authority President Abbas insisted negotiations would continue with Israel despite his Fatah party’s reconciliation with Hamas, which refuses to talk to or recognize Israel. [AP/WP]

• Egypt’s new international course sees itself as closer to Hamas and Iran, Israel’s top enemies. [NYT]

• Syria is again likely to be targeted for U.N. Security Council action, but this time for its alleged nuclear violation, with the formal declaration that the site Israel bombed in 2007 was indeed a reactor. [AP/WP]

• Of course, the bigger crime will be the even more protesters the regime inevitably shoots today during another “Day of Rage.” [AP/WP]

• Like Israel, Syria’s other neighbors are all seemingly more fearful of what could follow President Assad than of Assad’s continued presence. [WSJ]

• The Chicago Bears took lineman Gabe Carimi with the 29th overall pick, which is about where he was expected to go. [Chicago Sun-Times]

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‘Rise To The Ocasion’
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Jehudah Ben-Israel says:

When Hamas, as required by the entire international community, meets the three simple demands placed in front of it, I am sure, Israel also will deal with this organization across the negotiating table, but not before.

The UN, US, EU and Russia demanded of Hamas to:

1) Accept Israel right to exist

2) Cease all acts of terror and violence against Israel and its citizens, and all preparations for such acts

3) Adhere to agreements with Israel already singed

And, since the entire international community has rejected of Hamas prior to it adhering to these three simple points, yet the PLO’s PA does not, the move says a lot not only about Hamas, but also about the “moderate” PLO, its Palestinian Authority and the various components of the two, e.g. Fatah…

We, Jews, have taken a note of the people with whom we deal and the ones with which our nation-state, the nation-state of the Jewish people, Israel, has been hoping to achieve an accommodation of peaceful coexistence.

Let us hope the rest of the world is not cynical, and it too will take a note of the way all of us have been fooled!!

P.S. This poster trusts the US and its Canadian, Australian and European allies will be firm in their demand!!

Jehudah Ben-Israel says:

Hamas to PLO: Rescind recognition of Israel

Hamas makes its position clear: Group leader Haniyeh says Israeli presence ‘on our land illegal, cannot be recognized.’ Foreign Minister Lieberman urges Europe to adopt cautious approach to Palestinian unity deal

Hamas Prime Minister in Gaza Ismail Haniyeh urged the PLO Friday to rescind its recognition of Israel in response to the Jewish state’s objection to the Palestinian unity agreement.

Haniyeh said that there was no justification for recognizing the “Israeli entity” in wake of Israel’s objection to Palestinian rights and unity.

“Their presence on our land is illegal and cannot be recognized,” the Hamas leader said.

Earlier, Haniyeh stressed that the temporary Palestinian government to be established following the unity deal will not embark on negotiations with Israel. He also made it clear that his group had no intention of recognizing the Jewish state.

Speaking on Friday, Haniyeh downplayed Israeli threats to thwart Palestinian reconciliation efforts.

“We move forward on what serves the interest of the Palestinian people, and the Israeli positions are of no interest to us,” he said.

For full story:,7340,L-4062337,00.html


There will either be an Israel or a HAMAS in the future.

Not both.

The best case here is that Abbas is telling the genocidal racists of HAMAS that he is going to euchre the jews out of the waqf, and telling Israel that HAMAS will moderate and he can do it. This would be a comical development.

Doesn’t matter anyway.
Abbas cannot give up right of return without being a dead man, so he never will.

There is STILL nothing to talk about

Michael W. says:

Should Gabe Carimi now be known as The Bear Jew?


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