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The Arab Mind. The Israeli Mind.

May 9, 2011 Comments off
Cover of "The Arab mind"

Cover of The Arab mind

A phrase commonly heard, arising from Raphael Patai’s “The Arab Mind“(1976):  “The Arabs only understand force

Kahled Mashaal, leader of Hamas, yesterday in NYT:   “Unfortunately, nonviolence doesn’t work against the Israelis.”

Khaled Mashaal

Khaled Mashaal

That is why Making Peace is such hard work.

And, Maintaining Peace is even harder.

But if Peace is your Endgame (see Precept 1), then you have no choice.

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