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Jerusalem. Without these missiles,
Hamas is much less of a threat.
"If we manage to stop the rearm-
ing of Hamas, the cease-fire could
last very long:' Gilad says.
"We need the help of Egypt. If
not, it will likely not last too long.
Many Israelis feel frustrated. They
feel the next violence is just around
the corner."
He says it was a good move not
to send ground troops into Gaza.
"The price would have been very
high" Gilad maintains. "We could
have done it from a military point
of view, but it could have destroyed
the peace agreements with Egypt
and Jordan. It would have been very
expensive in public opinion and
from a diplomatic point of view.
The room for military maneuvers
has been narrowed."
This narrowing is not just diplo-
matic, but also due to the nature of
Hamas.
"Using human shields is the most
immoral thing to do in war that
I know or he said. While saying
"Palestinian civilians are the vic-
tims of Hamas' nonetheless it does
have an effect on Israeli actions.
"The IDF is a moral army and
Israel is a moral state. If not, we
would go inside and take those
weapons out of Gaze he said, not-
ing that Israeli troops did not enter
Gaza City during the 2008 War for
the same reasons.
Gilad says that a Palestinian
state is in Israel's interest, and that
thorny issues like Jerusalem, ter-
ritorial contiguity and refugees can
be successfully negotiated if there
is a will to do so, and mutual trust.
In this light, he does not see Israel's
recent declaration to dust off plans
to build in the El area between
Jerusalem and the 35,000 person
settlement of Maale Adumim as a
problem.
"We consider the E-1 area to
be a strategic asset for the State of
Israel; he says, noting that Maale
Adumim was started by the late
Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak
Rabin, whose negotiations with the
Palestinians pre-supposed that it
would remain in Israeli hands. "If
you do not agree to a swap of land,
you do not support a two-state
solution. This needs to be clear'
Gilad emphasized.
Gilad thanked the JCRC and the
Detroit Jewish community for its
support.
"We are leaning on the Jewish
community in America, and the
Jewish community in America is
leaning on Israel," he said.

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