But deep down, they really, really want peace!
Moderation = boycotting goods rather than suicide bombing. But at bottom this is just another play for victim status by what is in reality a relentless and intransigent jihad group. “Palestinian PM vows to step up ‘peaceful resistance,’” from AFP, April 21 (thanks to Maxwell):
BILIN, West Bank (AFP) – Palestinian premier Salam Fayyad vowed on Wednesday to step up “peaceful resistance” against Israeli occupation by boycotting settlement goods throughout the West Bank.
“There has been progress in the boycott of settlement products, which comes from the idea of popular peaceful resistance, and I hope we will rid our markets of all settlement goods by the end of the year,” he told an international conference in the West Bank village of Bilin.
The village has been the scene of weekly protests against Israel’s controversial separation barrier, during which youths chant slogans and hurl stones at Israeli troops, who respond with tear gas and rubber bullets….