Šedesátiny Izraele

Tel Aviv – Před deseti lety, kdy Izrael slavil 50. výročí, se mírový proces zahájený průlomovými Dohodami z Osla, k nimž Izrael a palestinská samospráva dospěly v roce 1993, stal základem legitimity státní existence dvou národů ve sdílené vlasti na základě územního kompromisu. Všeobecným pocitem bylo, že tento dlouhý konflikt spěje k řešení.

Uplynulých deset let bohužel bylo v mnoha oblastech svědkem obtížných překážek. Jednotlivci i národy dokáží přetrpět těžkosti, mají-li pocit, že budoucnost bude lepší a spory se vyřeší. Nenadálý propad zpět ale může vést k zoufalství, jaké cítíme dnes.

Čím to je, že zápasy mnohem složitější než izraelsko-arabský konflikt – apartheid v Jižní Africe, rozdělení Německa nebo rozpad Sovětského svazu – se do jednoho zdají být vyřešené, obvykle bez krveprolití, kdežto konflikt na Středním východě si po více než století každý den vyžádá další oběti?

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