Very foolish to needlessly antagonize France

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Submitted by Barry, Jan 12, 2017 12:13

While the writer of this post is entitled to his opinion, I hope Israeli diplomats will try to work with France, the country that is the very symbol of human freedom, rather than needlessly insult that country and further erode Israel's standing in the world.
Rather than boycotting the Paris conference, it would be so much better to attend and to make the case about Palestinian intransigence, but reiterate the only way to get to a solution is thru direct negotiations that Abbas and others refuse, let the onus be on them.
We also have to face it that Palestinians will not go away and give up their hopes for true independence, and the world, not just anti-Semites but decent people, will sympathize with that. We have to be smarter in how to deal with that, insulting countries such as France is definitely not a helpful strategy.


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