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Sat Dec 27 16:24:30 SAST 2014

China has muscle to unravel the Israel-Palestine dispute: iLive

Luthando Lukhozi, Centurion | 06 December, 2012 00:46
Naval honour guards stand as they wait for a review on China's aircraft carrier "Liaoning" in Dalian, Liaoning province, September 25, 2012. China's first aircraft carrier was delivered and commissioned to the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army on Tuesday after years of refitting and sea trials.
Image by: XINHUA / REUTERS

I FULLY agree with cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro that Israel must hand back the land, then peace will come.

However, the fact that the Palestinians are not united and engage in violence every time there are peace talks should never be ignored.

China is the only one that can successfully pressure the US to force its war-monger buddies in Israel to withdraw from Palestine.

China has on many occasions successfully forced the US, France, Australia and others to back down from hosting the Dalai Lama by threatening economic and trade sanctions.

The Nobel Peace Prize prematurely and irrationally given to Barack Obama must be confiscated and given to a leader who manages to find a solution to the Israel and Palestine conflict.

There are many Jews who support the withdrawal of Israel from Palestine, just as there are many non-violent Palestinians who dislike Hamas and recognise the right of Israel to exist.

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