• Beersheva, Israel


The June 7 editorial, “Six Day War left mixed legacy,” was thoughtful and balanced except where it states that Israel needs to concede more territory and settlements for there to be peace.

In the past few years Israel has tried many times to reach a peace agreement with its neighbors, including unilateral withdrawal from southern Lebanon and Gaza. What we have seen is that when Israel withdraws in peace, that land becomes a staging area for unprovoked attacks on Israeli civilians.

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