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Seems pretty obvious -- says fairly transparent but then the question becomes then you talk about in your book.
This business about what is it to drive some young person to become a a suicide bomber.
And you've got a chapter your book about the fact that Hamas doesn't need to recruit.
Absolutely and in fact -- it's really important to remember that there are certain things that the Israelis do.
That aggravate the situation and if you look at that peace process from the Palestinian point of view back to that back to the Oslo peace accord.
Days and in the early ninety's you had about a 100000 settlers in the West Bank Jewish settlers living in the West Bank.
By the time of the Camp David peace -- less than a decade later there were 200000.
Today there are 300000.
So that is extremely.
Aggravating to Palestinians -- as they.
Are trying they see that their cities you know these settlements -- often side by side with the cities and we try to show in the book.
What it is that that motivates.
Palestinians to violence.
But at the same time we don't explain away the fact the phenomenon of suicide bombings really evolved while we were there.
The first suicide bombings were shortly after the Palestinian uprising began and you can't separate out the radical Islamist tendencies that.
Have taken hold in these Palestinian areas and the fact that Hamas controls.
The Gaza Strip and that now the secular is supposedly secular -- that that -- has aligned themselves with Hamas.
In the Gaza Strip and Hamas is still calling for the destruction of Israel.
This again does not give israelis' confidence.
That this is the time to make any territorial concessions the other thing people don't realize time.
Is that when you talk about 67 borders in what some land -- You're talking 67 borders and Jerusalem doing -- talking about if you haven't been to Israel you may not realize that the entire old city.
All of the holy sites for Christians Muslims and Jews would be on the Palestinian side.
That's not acceptable to.
Two Israelis at this point in time and it has to be understood that Jerusalem is going to take an extremely complicated.
Solution for for both sides to feel that they are that they.
They feel it's a fair solution.
Well the book is fascinating.
I appreciate your expertise from especially your years there Jennifer --
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