There have been a number of plans and suggestions over the years to meet the demands of the Palestinians in the Middle East with a two-state solution, one Jewish state and another for the Palestinians.
But they've been rejected each time by the Palestinians, who instead have been turning to terrorism.
It now appears that's the goal, after all, as members of the Hamas terror organization, which is the "government" in the Gaza Strip after an election many years ago, and the cancellation of all elections since, have confirmed.
According to a report from Fox News, terror organization members say they want the war with Israel to "become permanent on all the borders."
There's conflict there now because of a terror attack by Hamas on Israeli civilians on Oct. 7 that left 1,400 dead, thousands hurt, and several hundred as victims of kidnappings.
The New York Times cited the plans from Hamas for a "permanent" state of war.
According to Fox, Khalil al-Hayya, of Hamas' top leadership team, told the Times the terrorists "succeeded in putting the Palestinian issue back on the table, and now no one in the region is experiencing calm."
Back "on the table," however, might not be desired, as Israel has run a weeks-long campaign of air strikes on Hamas assets inside Gaza, and just recently has started moving in with soldiers and tanks in pursuit of its goal of destroying every Hamas militant.
Joining al-Hayya was terror media adviser Taher El-Nounou, who told the Times, "I hope that the state of war with Israel will become permanent on all the borders, and that the Arab world will stand with us."
The New York publication explained that Hamas, with the death and destruction it delivered to unsuspecting civilians, emphasized its standing as a "military."
The Times report speculated that the terrorism was launched just as the issue of the Palestinians' demand for the land belonging to Israel was waning.
IMPORTANT NOTE TO WND READERS: Shortly after Hamas terrorists fired over 5,000 rockets from Gaza into Israel on Oct. 7 and then proceeded to attack the Jewish state by land, sea and air – torturing, burning, beheading and murdering well over a thousand people, including women, children and infants, and wounding and abducting hundreds more – world reaction was, in its own way, almost equally shocking.
For after the biggest one-day mass slaughter of Jews since the Nazi Holocaust, what followed was an outpouring of celebratory demonstrations, unbridled Jew-hatred, deliriously gleeful support for Hamas and bitter condemnation of the nation of Israel. Not just in the Arab-Muslim world, but throughout the Western world as well, including all across America.
Why? What is behind the explosion of anti-Israel, anti-Jewish, pro-terror sentiment in the United States, where Israel has long been one of America's closest friends and allies? Why are hordes of young "woke" LGBT demonstrators marching in support of Hamas – when Hamas wouldn't think twice about binding and blindfolding them and throwing them off the roof of a tall building – as they routinely do in the Muslim world?
It turns out there's one area of agreement that is so powerful, deep-seated and all-consuming that the vast differences between the deranged left and the murderous jihadists melt away into Kumbaya harmony.
All of this and much more is completely exposed in November's issue of WND's critically acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, titled ISRAEL VS. GLOBAL JIHAD: How Jew-hatred, radical Islam and Leftism are pushing us toward World War III. Beyond a deeply insightful dive into why leftists are surging toward radical Islam – which hates and dreams of raping and butchering them – this Whistleblower issue includes fantastic articles by everyone from top Israeli analyst (and former Israel Defense Forces officer) Caroline Glick to Harvest Christian Fellowship's Pastor Greg Laurie on the current war in Israel and biblical prophecies regarding the End Times … which he says are now upon us.
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