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China’s Peace Plan: Outrageously One-Sided

The Chinese proposal gives nothing to Israel except a vague "right to exist" — which of course is in not question regarding any other nation. Indeed, it could have been dictated by Mahmoud Abbas.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, May 8, 2013.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) with China's Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, May 8, 2013.
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“Comprehensive internal reconciliation” is a lovely phrase, which means at least the integration of the belligerent, racist and genocidal Hamas into the Palestinian government. Since Hamas is the strongest and probably most popular force among the Arabs of the territories, it would probably lead to a complete takeover. The proper response to Hamas by all civilized peoples should be to reject and isolate it, not invite it to participate. I should add that removing the blockade to permit the import of missiles and other weapons is hardly conducive to peace.

The Chinese also seem to see a release of prisoners as a reasonable precondition. Perhaps they are used to the idea of political prisoners from their own case, but most security prisoners in Israeli jails are there for terrorist acts, of which they have been convicted according to due process (the Chinese could learn something from this).

Third, principles such as “land for peace” should be firmly upheld. The parties concerned ought to build on the existing achievements that include the principle of “land for peace,” the relevant U.N. resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative to advance the Middle East peace process across the board.

The idea of “land for peace” is pernicious. It could be rewritten, “your land or your life.” The contrapositive equivalent is “no land, no peace.” It ignores Israel’s historic rights under international law, assumes that Israelis or Jews do not have the right to live in the territories, and asserts that the penalty for doing so is war and terrorism. The Arab peace initiative makes precisely this kind of statement, placing blame for the conflict entirely on Israel and expecting Israel to bear all of the burden of resolving it.

Fourth, the international community should provide important guarantee [sic] for progress in the peace process. Relevant parties of the international community should have a greater sense of responsibility and urgency, take an objective and fair position, make vigorous efforts to encourage talks for peace, and increase assistance to Palestine in such fields as human resources training and economic development.

May I paraphrase: “Israel should be coerced by the ‘international community’ into agreeing to a disadvantageous settlement. Said community will also provide aid to ‘Palestine,’ which as always will be used for weapons or to fatten the Swiss bank accounts of its leaders.”

The Chinese proposal gives nothing to Israel except a vague “right to exist” — which of course is in not question regarding any other nation — and echoes PLO demands about borders, Jerusalem, and prisoners. Indeed, it could have been dictated by Mahmoud Abbas. It almost certainly was. So what was Bibi doing in China?

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About the Author: Vic Rosenthal created FresnoZionism.org to provide a forum for publishing and discussing issues about Israel and the Mideast conflict, especially where there is a local connection. Rosenthal believes that America’s interests are best served by supporting the democratic state of Israel, the front line in the struggle between Western civilization and radical Islam. The viewpoint is not intended to be liberal or conservative — just pro-Israel.


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  1. …and that's the thanks we get for our devotion to Chinese food….

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