|Fatal attack on a bus by a Palestinian Arab-driven |
excavator, Jerusalem, August 2014: Four-fifths
of Palestinian Arabs say they want more killings
and attacks like this one. Yes, four-fifths
This Ongoing War..
10 December '14..
With all the wishing and hoping and thinking and praying that's gone on over the years about how there's a secret desire burning in the collective breast of the Palestinian Arabs for peace and good relations, the evidence keeps pointing in the opposite direction, and wishful thinking is not about to change that.
We have mentioned the work of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research here a couple of dozen times over the years. They conduct public opinion polls among the Palestinian Arabs, among other aspects of their research work. And when they issue reports, as unpalatable as their findings often are, they reflect a reality that cannot be ignored.
Tuesday, they issued "Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No. 54" based on face-to-face interviews with a sample of more than a thousand Palestinian Arab adults between December 3 and 6, The headlines are not going to surprise anyone who follows events in this part of the world: