16 December '15..
The Arab fable maintains: "What is written above the eyebrows the eyes need to see." Hamas, which seeks to destroy Israel, won the 2006 elections in the Palestinian territories with a clear majority. The peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians failed for many reasons, among them the rejection of Israel's minimum demands and violation of the Oslo Accords by using terror as a means to advance diplomatic objectives.
Regretfully, it has become apparent that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, like his predecessor Yasser Arafat, is conducting a two-faced diplomacy. Anyone who saw the thousands of rock-throwing dolls, designed to mold the next generation, could not have seen "what is written above the eyebrows" because the smuggled terror dolls were garbed in traditional Palestinian head coverings, or "keffiyehs."
Precisely like these vile dolls, the Palestinians hide their intentions, speaking in forked tongue while inciting toward savage war against us, while some Israelis carry on blindly.
A recently published poll shows that 55% of Palestinians oppose a two-state solution. What's worse, 66% support the stabbing and car-ramming attacks, convinced these will lead to an intifada that will serve the Palestinians more than negotiations with Israel. The poll did not include Palestinian descendants in the diaspora, who are known for their "affinity" toward Israel and are, according to Abbas, supposed to return to Jaffa, Acre and Safed within the "right of return" framework.
Abbas and his cohort persist in their hypocrisy: On one hand they claim to want peace, but simultaneously incite and justify "popular resistance," glorify martyrs ("shahids") as role models and pay their families while poisoning the climate against Israel on any diplomatic stage.
Members of the Palestinian Authority, whom the masses continue to shun in favor of Hamas, are sprinkling fuel in preparation for the "spontaneous" third intifada, which would be similar to past intifadas that were born from incitement and terror just waiting for a spark. While they threaten to unleash an intifada (the murder of Jews, which they argue is within their rights of "resistance" to the occupation), they are still deterred by the painful lessons of legitimate Israeli "resistance" to "Palestinian resistance." PA leaders know the next intifada will quickly turn into an "armed struggle" mobilized by Hamas, which Israel will defeat. As a result, the Palestinians will lose international support, the dream of a Palestinian state will be lost and the PA will be wiped out.
Our sages maintain that "the face of the generation will be like the face of a dog." In other words, a leader who looks back to check that his flock is still following him isn't leading his people toward peace. The leader is instead led by where he thinks the people want him to go. In this case it appears that the Palestinian people, judging by the recent polls and their rejectionist, bloodthirsty terrorism, are not pointing the PA toward peace. Sometimes polls do tell the truth.
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