Yes. "The Arabs will not agree with any peace plan." (dagbay) "The Arabs say they want their territory back, but they don't want to talk to us, and they don't want to negotiate with us, and they don't want to recognize us. They want peace by immaculate conception." (Abba Eban)dagbay wrote: ↑Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:38 pmI believe that the Arabs will not agree with any peace plan nor will they reform or leave Islam. This view is not due to their inability to act decent but because they are forced by their radical leadership and culture into the violent and self destructive path. In that vain Trump's suggested plan is a break from the failed former plans. It was guaranteed to be rejected by the Arabs and thus play into a phase II.neverfail wrote: ↑Fri Jan 31, 2020 6:13 pmAll of which have emerged in stressed, conflict ridden parts of the world where the fire-eaters would probably not be listened to if their listeners had cause to feel secure and be content.
Protestantism, especially in North America, has historically had it far too easy. Which is very likely why protestants are nothing like as inclined to venerate martyred saints as are Catholics and Orthodox Christians.
Your explanation I consider to be valid but lopsided, incomplete. The salient fact remains that within living memory the Palestinians have had the experience of witnessing their country snatched away from them by the birth and subsequent aggressive expansion of the State of Israel: an alien construct to all of Arabic heritage. Within the context of a religious creed that apparently does not acknowledge the individual as the master of his own destiny (including his own destiny as projected forward into the afterlife) what other source of hope is accessible to them other the call for collective action by the firebrand imams and political extremists?
There will never be peace for Israel as long as it remains a Jewish state (hopefully forever).