Peres, Shimon (1923-2016)
- Quotation from Shimon Peres “We are disengaging from Gaza because of demography” — Aug. 9 2005
Explains a fundamental reason for Israel's "disengagement" from Gaza.
- Quotation from Shimon Peres “It is a tragedy what the Armenians went through, but not a genocide” — Apr. 10 2001
In the vein of all the declarations on the incomparable uniqueness of the genocide of the European Jews, and to flatter Turco-Israeli relations.
- Quotation from Shimon Peres “Zionism is a path, not an outcome” — Apr. 29 1998
Explaining in his own way that Zionism is a project that never comes to fruition.
- Quotation from Shimon Peres “Jerusalem will not be on the negotiating table with the Palestinian” — Feb. 13 1996
Becoming Prime Minister after Yitzhak Rabin, explicitly locks Oslo agreements.