By Shlomo Gazit

Established upon the author's personal reviews this examine explores the Israeli government's perspective to the West financial institution and Gaza over a interval of 30 years. The "fools" within the book's identify refers not just to the Arabs who rejected Israeli peace deals yet to the Israelis themselves.

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9. Due to the practice of leaking almost every detail that was discussed in the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, guests invited to appear before the committee avoided raising sensitive or classified matters. 22 TRAPPED FOOLS 10. On 22 May 1995 the Arab Knesset factions tabled a no-confidence motion in opposition to a plan to seize 200 acres of land in East Jerusalem. Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin realized he could not garner a Knesset majority to defeat the no-confidence motion, and that a defeat in the Knesset would topple his government.

There were even Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem who were tried in Israeli courts as Israeli residents (East Jerusalem), or in Palestinian courts, if the case pertained to the West Bank. However, the settlers, who resided permanently in the Territories, were tried only in Israeli courts. Security violations were tried in military courts based on British Mandate emergency regulations (from 1945), which remained in force both in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip; or, alternatively, in 18 TRAPPED FOOLS Israeli courts if the crime was committed in Israel, based on Israeli security regulations.

But they could also be tried by Israeli civil courts (either because the case involved an Israeli citizen or because the crime was committed in Israeli territory, including East Jerusalem). There were even Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem who were tried in Israeli courts as Israeli residents (East Jerusalem), or in Palestinian courts, if the case pertained to the West Bank. However, the settlers, who resided permanently in the Territories, were tried only in Israeli courts. Security violations were tried in military courts based on British Mandate emergency regulations (from 1945), which remained in force both in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip; or, alternatively, in 18 TRAPPED FOOLS Israeli courts if the crime was committed in Israel, based on Israeli security regulations.

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