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Unformatted text preview: es at which point they need only dictate terms rather than negotiate them.¶ Understanding this mindset explains...¶ ∙ why Hamas and Hezbollah are not prepared to compromise or negotiate any settlement with Israel short of its destruction;¶ ∙ why Ahmedinejad, despite numerous U.S. attempts at accommodation, continues to feel secure in threatening the Sunni regimes of the region, continues Iran’s quest for nuclear weapons despite global censure and sanctions, openly assists those killing Americans in Iraq and Afghanistan, funds terrorist organizations throughout the Middle East, prevented the proAmerican faction that won the elections in Iraq from forming a government; had no qualms in stating before the UN his intention to wipe Israel off the face of the earth, and felt confident in repressing thousands of his own people who rallied in the streets of Tehran against his fraudulent election;¶ ∙ why Hamasmaintains in its charter that its war against the Jews will continue until they are returned t...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2013 for the course DEBATE 101 taught by Professor None during the Summer '12 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Summer '12