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Jerusalem Post's Glick: Peace Talks Are Doomed

Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 05:23 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

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The Israeli-Palestinian peace talks scheduled to begin next week are doomed, with zero chance they will end in an agreement, according to Caroline Glick, deputy managing editor of The Jerusalem Post.

"The truth of the matter is that there is no chance of a deal being reached because the Palestinians themselves are so radicalized," Glick told "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

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"They have been indoctrinated now for 20 years since the PLO [Palestine Liberation Organization] set up its regime in Judan, Sumeria, and Gaza to look at Jews the way that the Nazis did — just as non-humans, as sub-humans who should be annihilated."

Glick said even the idea of Palestinians negotiating with Jews is completely unacceptable.

"Any Palestinian leader that would reach an agreement with Israelis would be killed. So there's no chance whatsoever … absolutely no chance of a deal ever being reached."

The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday that the talks are likely to kick off in Washington, D.C., next Tuesday.

"We hope that the talks will begin next week in Washington between Israeli and Palestinian representatives," Regional Cooperation Minister Silvan Shalom said.

"We in Israel are ready to go there next week, we have said it to the Americans."

London’s Guardian newspaper reported that the Palestinians want a letter from Secretary of State John Kerry stating the U.S. is "committed to the pre-1967 border as the basis for negotiations on the territorial boundaries of an Israeli and Palestinian state, with agreed compensatory land swaps for any deviations."

Major issues on the ongoing strife between Israelis and Palestinians include borders, security, Israeli settlements, control of Jerusalem, and the rights of refugees.

Glick believes the push by the United States for the talks is impractical and potentially dangerous for Israel.

"The deal that the United States is pushing for is a deal that, if it was ever concluded, would make Israel into a totally indefensible country and a strategic basket case," she said.

"The United States has tried to play both ends and in the end what happened was [Secretary of State John] Kerry announced negotiations had been agreed upon and that they were going to start.

"The Palestinians said, no, we agree that we'd talk about negotiating. We're not actually going to be negotiating. So right now there's supposed to be Israeli and Palestinian representatives arriving in Washington, D.C., next week, but it's not clear if the Palestinians are going to show up."

Glick, a Senior Fellow for Middle East Affairs at the Center for Security Policy, said she is mystified the U.S. is putting so much energy into the talks since "Israel is the only country in the entire region that's at peace.

"In Syria, the country is embroiled in a horrible civil war … that's sucking in Lebanon and Iraq … In Egypt, we've just seen the second revolution in so many years and the Egyptians themselves are moving into a state of Civil War.

"Why on earth the Americans at this time are putting massive pressure on Israel to make huge concessions to Palestinians?"

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