How do You Make Peace with Someone Who doesn’t Want Peace?

How do You Make Peace with Someone Who doesn’t Want Peace?

© David Burton 2017

No Peace

     The idiots of the world keep trying to impose an unwanted peace between the “Palestinians” and Israel. This peace has been accepted many times in principle by Israel but has always been rejected by the “Palestinians”, the Arab nations of the Middle East and North Africa, and by much of the Islamic world. To those who continue to believe that this unachievable peace settlement is possible and can be imposed upon Israel and the “Palestinians”, I give you the following statements from various “Palestinian”, Arab, Muslim and other sources. After reading these quotes, please answer the following question: “How do you make peace with someone who doesn’t want peace?

“If we abide by real legal laws, we should mobilize the whole Islamic world for a sharp confrontation with the Zionist regime … if we abide by the Koran, all of us should mobilize to kill.”,
     — Mohammad Khatami, former president of Iran
    2000, reported in The Atlantic

“It is the mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to erase Israel from the map of the region.”
     — Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, former Supreme Leader of Iran
    2001, reported in The Atlantic

“...Allah willing, this unjust state...Israel will be erased; this unjust state, the United States will be erased; this unjust state, Britain will be erased...Blessings to whoever waged Jihad for the sake of Allah...Blessings to whoever put a belt of explosives on his body or on his sons’ and plunged into the midst of the Jews...”
     — Sermon by Sheikh Ibrahim Madhi
    a few days after Yasser Arafat’s cease-fire declaration
    June 8, 2001, PA Television

“We are teaching the children that suicide bombs make Israeli people frightened and we are allowed to do it....We teach them that after a person becomes a suicide bomber he reaches the highest level of paradise.”
     — Palestinian “Paradise Camp” counselor speaking to BBC interviewer,
    July 20, 2001, quoted in Jerusalem Post

“Our goal is to liberate the 1948 borders of Palestine...[Jews] can go back to Germany or wherever they came from.”
     — Hizballah spokesperson Hassan Ezzedin
    October 14, 2002, reported in the New Yorker

“Islamic prophecies and not only Jewish prophecies declare that this state [Israel] will come into being, and all the Jews of the world will gather from all corners of the world in occupied Palestine. But this will not be so their false messiah [al-Dajjal] can rule in the world, but so that God can save you the trouble of running them down all over the world. And then the battle will be decisive and crushing.” . . . “Gathering Jews in Israel makes it easier to kill them.”
     — Hassan Nasrallah, Hizballah Secretary-General
    October 22, 2002, reported in “The Iranian Leadership’s Continuing Declarations of Intent to Destroy Israel

“Israel is our enemy. This is an aggressive, illegal, and illegitimate entity, which has no future in our land. Its destiny is manifested in our motto: ‘Death to Israel.’”
     — Hassan Nasrallah, Hizballah Secretary-General
    2005, reported in The Atlantic

“Hamas will keep its weapons in its hands and will defend any part of the homeland....Our national problem is not related only to the West Bank, Gaza, and al-Quds...but to Palestine, all [the territory of] Palestine.”
     — Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Zahar
     July, 5, 2005, Al-Hayat Al-Jadidah

“the main solution is for the elimination of the Zionist regime” . . . the Middle East would be better off "without the existence of the Zionist regime." . . . Israel "is an illegitimate regime, there is no legal basis for its existence,"
     — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran
     August 3, 2006, Putrajaya, Malaysia

“This is Islam, that was ahead of its time with regards to human rights in the treatment of prisoners, but our people was afflicted by the cancerous lump, that is the Jews, in the heart of the Arab nation… Be certain that America is on its way to disappear, America is wallowing [in blood] today in Iraq and Afghanistan, America is defeated and Israel is defeated, and was defeated in Lebanon and Palestine… Make us victorious over the infidel people… Allah, take hold of the Jews and their allies, Allah, take hold of the Americans and their allies… Allah, count them and kill them to the last one and don’t leave even one.”
     — Dr. Ahmad Bahar (acting Speaker, Palestinian Legislative Council)
     April 20, 2007, PA TV

"With God's help, the countdown button for the destruction of the Zionist regime has been pushed by the hands of the children of Lebanon and Palestine . . . By God's will, we will witness the destruction of this regime in the near future."
     — Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
     June 3, 2007, Fars News Agency

“With God’s help the time has come for the Zionist regime’s death sentence.”
     — Yahya Rahim Safavi, former commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard
    2008, reported in The Atlantic

“In the near future, we will witness the destruction of the cancerous microbe Israel by the strong and capable hands of the nation of Hizbullah.”
     — General Mohammad-Ali Jafari, commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
     February 18, 2008, Message to Hassan Nasrallah, secretary-general of Hizbullah

“The annihilation of the Jews here in Palestine is one of the most splendid blessings for Palestine. This will be followed by a greater blessing, Allah be praised, with the establishment of a Caliphate that will rule the land and will be pleasing to men and God.”
     — Palestinian cleric Muhsen Abu 'Ita
     July 13, 2008, Al-Aqsa TV

“You don't treat the Jews as enemies only because they are human beings who eat and drink. No! We treat them as enemies because they are the enemies of Allah and the prophets, they murdered the prophets, distorted the prophecy, they are traitors and deceivers - therefore we treat them as enemies....Oh Allah, inflict as many losses as possible on the Jews, kill them one by one and don’t leave even one.”
     — Walid Al-Rashudi
    January 8, 2009, Hamas TV

“The Jews are our enemies. Allah will annihilate them at our hands. This is something we know for certain.”
     — Muhammad Hussein Yaaqub, Egyptian Cleric
    December 29, 2009, Al-Nas TV (Egypt)

"We have liberated Gaza, but have we recognized Israel? Have we given up our lands occupied in 1948? We demand the liberation of the West Bank, and the establishment of a state in the West Bank and Gaza, with Jerusalem as its capital – but without recognizing [Israel]. This is the key – without recognizing the Israeli enemy on a single inch of land"... "Our plan for this stage is to liberate any inch of Palestinian land, and to establish a state on it. Our ultimate plan is [to have] Palestine in its entirety. I say this loud and clear so that nobody will accuse me of employing political tactics. We will not recognize the Israeli enemy."
     - Mahmoud Al-Zahhar, Hamas leader
    June 15, 2010, Future News TV

"Whoever is killed by a Jew receives the reward of two martyrs, because the very thing that the Jews did to the prophets was done to him. "The Jews are the most despicable and contemptible nation to crawl upon the face of the Earth, because they have displayed hostility to Allah. "Allah will kill the Jews in the hell of the world to come, just like they killed the believers in the hell of this world. "The Jews kill anyone who believes in Allah. They do not want to see any peace whatsoever on Earth."
     — Atallah Abu Al-Subh, former Hamas minister of culture
    April 8, 2011, Al-Aqsa TV

“Soon the siege on the Zionists will be complete, and the little breath they still have left will be stifled. I recommend to the Zionists that in order to stay alive they should pack their bags quickly and return to their countries of origin. Because as soon as this siege is fully tightened, the Palestinian revolutionaries will have no choice but to throw them into the sea.”
     — Brigadier General Mohammad-Reza Naghdi, commander of the Basij Paramilitary Force
    February 11, 2011, FARS News

“The day will come when the Islamic people in the region will destroy Israel and save the world from this Zionist base.”
     — Hojateleslam Alireza Panahian, Advisor to Office of the Supreme Leader in Universities
    2013, Iran

“The destruction of Israel is the idea of the Islamic Revolution in Iran and is one of the pillars of the Iranian Islamic regime. We cannot claim that we have no intention of going to war with Israel!”
     — Ahmad Alamolhoda, Member of the Assembly of Experts
    2013, Iran

"In a final resolution, we would not see the presence of a single Israeli - civilian or soldier - on our lands,"
     — Mahmoud Abbas, PA President
    July 30, 2013, to Reporters in Cairo, Egypt,

"The issue of Israel's destruction is important, no matter the method. We will obviously implement the strategy of the Imam Khomeini and the Leader [Khamenei] on the issue of destroying the Zionists. The region will not be quiet so long as Israel exists in it ..."
     — Hossein Sheikholeslam, secretary-general of the Committee for Support for the Palestinian Intifada
    2014, reported in The Atlantic

“we cannot continue to be bound by these signed agreements with Israel”
     — Mahmoud Abbas, PA President
    September 30, 2015, Speech to UN General Assembly declaring that the Palestinian Authority would no longer be bound by the Oslo Peace Accords that formed the two-state solution with Israel

"the opportunity to destroy Israel is now better than ever."
     — Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the IRGC
    July 3, 2016, reported in Jerusalem Post

The “barbaric” Jewish state “has no cure but to be annihilated.”
     — Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
    January 14, 2017, Twitter Account of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

“the territory of Palestine is 27,027 square kilometers,” an area that takes into account the entire Land of Israel, including the State within the 1948 armistice lines, and the lands Israel liberated in the 1967 Six Day War. “No one has a right to compromise on any part of Palestinian territory, which is part of the great Arab homeland, and whose liberation is an obligation of Palestinians, Arabs, Muslims, and the forces of liberalism in the world.” . . . The Zionist enemy in Palestine is the only enemy of the Palestinian people, and struggling against it using any and every means is a national obligation, until the last inch of Palestine is freed.”
     — Hamas Statement
    January 18, 2017, quoted in Arutz Sheva

“My brothers, have patience. Victory is coming soon, Allah willing,” he said. “Their state is about to disappear. We do not know exactly how this will happen, but we know what our Lord and our Prophet have told us. The time for miracles is almost upon us.

“My brothers, know that people, stones, and trees all hate [the Jews]. Everyone on Earth hates this filthy nation, a nation extrinsic to Mankind. This fact was elucidated by the Quran and the Sunna,”

“Oh Allah, destroy the criminal Jews and those who help and support them, as well as those who engage in security coordination with them! Oh Allah, strike them with a resounding blow, for they are no match for You. Shake their entity and bring them down. Oh Allah, drive them out of our lands in submission and humiliation! Oh Allah, enable us to kill them!”
     — Sheikh Marwan Abu Ras, Hamas member of parliament
    21 January, 2017, quoted in The Times of Israel


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