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And 2000 Israel made a sweeping software that meant virtually all of the Palestinian demands.
Palestinians -- loan to terror attack that.
Claimed a thousand Israeli look.
Prime minister Olmert.
Afterwards made an even more sweeping -- In 2008.
President Abbas and even respond to.
But his vote.
Did more than just make.
We actually left territory.
We withdrew from.
Lebanon in 2000.
And from every square root of Gaza in 2005.
I didn't calm the Islamic storm.
The militant Islamic.
Storm that threatens.
It only -- the storm closer.
And maybe stronger.
Hezbollah and Hamas part thousands of rockets against our student.
From the very territory's restricted.
-- when Israel left Lebanon and Gaza.
The moderates didn't defeat the radicals.
-- -- powered by the radical.
And I regret to say that international troops -- -- human level and on and do -- Gaza.
Didn't stop the radicals from -- in his -- We left Gaza out.
Hoping for -- We did freeze the settlement and grow.
We'll prudent them we did exactly what the theory that.
Go back to the 1967.
Dismantle the settlements.
And I don't think people remember -- how far.
We went to -- this.
We uprooted thousands of people from their home.
We pulled children out of out of their schools and their kindergarten.
We -- synagogue.
Where you couldn't we couldn't global -- From their -- And then.
Having done all that.
-- -- -- -- Of Gaza to president Obama's.
Now that's the only -- It should all America.
And President Abbas in the Palestinian Authority.
Now could build the peaceful period in Gaza.
You can remember that the entire world applauded.
The applauded our withdrawal as an act to vote.
It's a bold act of -- But ladies and gentlemen we don't get.
We -- war.
-- -- -- We threw -- Hamas promptly picked up -- Palestinian Authority.
The Palestinian Authority collapsed.
In a -- in one bit.
President Abbas just sit on -- podium that the Palestinian.
Our armed only -- their hopes and dreams.
And -- 101000 missiles.
And -- rockets supplied by wrong.
Not to mention the root river of lethal weapons now flowing into Gaza from I'm from -- -- -- -- -- Thousands of -- of forty rained down on our -- So.
You might understand.
That given all this Israelis rightly asked.
What's to prevent this from happening again.
In the West Bank.
-- most of our major cities.
In the south of the country.
Are we didn't know.
A few dozen kilometers.
But in the center of the country opposite the West Bank or cities or 200 meters or most of two kilometers.
Away from the the edge of the way.
So -- asked you.
-- -- -- Would any of you bring bigger.
So close to your cities to -- family.
Would you act.
So recklessly with the lives of your citizens.
Israel is prepared to.
Have a Palestinian state in the West Bank.
But were not prepared to have another -- -- it.
And that's why we need to have.
Real security arrangements.
Which the Palestinians simply refused to -- negotiate with.
-- remember the bitter lessons of Gaza.
Many of Israel's couldn't ignore them.
Irresponsibly large -- to go -- this same perilous path again.
You read what people say and it's as if nothing happened.
He repeated the same -- -- certain.
There's no none of this happen.
And the critics continue to press Israel to make far reaching -- -- Without first ensuring Israel's security.
They praised those who unwittingly feed the insatiable crocodile of -- -- slump.
As bold state.
Nick asked as enemies of those of us who says.
That we must first director sturdy barrier to keep the crocodile out.
Or the very least.
Job and -- -- between its gaping jaws well.
-- nefarious Soviet.
Labels and the -- Israel must needs better.
Better about -- -- a good eulogy.
And better still would be fair prices.
Sense of history -- beyond breakfast.
And which recognizes Israel's legitimate security concerns.
I believe that in a serious -- and these needs and concerns can be properly.
But they will not be addressed without negotiations.
And the needs -- men.
Is really such a tiny country.
Without Judea and Samaria the World Bank.
Israel is all of -- -- -- I want to put it renewed perspective.
Because -- all in the city that's about 23 the length of Manhattan.
It's the distance between Battery Park and Columbia University.
And don't forget that the people who live in Brooklyn new -- -- Considerably nicer than some of Israel's neighbors.
So how do you how do you protect such a tiny country.
Surrounded by people swarmed to trucks loaded onto the -- by -- wrong.
You can't defend it from within that knows me alone.
Israel needs greater strategic depth.
And that's exactly why.
Security Council resolution to -- through.
Didn't require Israel to leave all the territories it captured in the six new war.
It -- about withdrawal from territories.
And defensible boundaries.
And two defendants and -- -- must therefore maintain a long term Israeli military presence.
And critical strategic areas in the way back.
I explain this to -- President Abbas.
He answered them.
If a Palestinian state.
Was to be a sovereign country.
Could never accepts entering.
America has had troops in Japan Germany and South.
Korea for more than Apple's entry.
Britain has had an airspace and Cyprus.
Rather an air -- in Cyprus.
France -- forces in three independent African nations.
None of the State's claim that they're not sovereign country.
And there are many other vital security issues that also my address.
-- -- -- -- Israel's small dimension.
Create huge security -- America can be -- quite jet airplane.
And six hours.
To -- -- -- It takes three minutes.
So is Israel's tiny airspace due to be chopped in half.
And given to a Palestinian state not at peace with Israel.
Our major international airport as -- A few kilometers away.
From the West Bank.
Without -- Well our plans become targets for anti aircraft missiles.
-- -- -- Palestinian state.
And -- stop the smuggling into the West Bank.
Not really the West Bank the West Bank mountains just dominates the coastal -- normal to be through population.
Prevent the smuggling into these mountains.
Of those missiles that could be fired on our cities.
I bring up these problems because -- nothing radical problem.
The very real.
And for Israelis -- in life and death matter.
All these potential cracks -- -- security.
Have to be fielded a peace agreement.
For a Palestinian state has declared.
If you leave it afterwards.
There won't be -- And these problems -- -- our.
Our periods and explode the -- The Palestinians -- first make peace -- And then get it.
But also want to tell you this.
After a sort of peace agreements on.
Israel will not be the last country to welcome a Palestinian state as a new member of the United Nations.
We will be the first.
And there's one more thing.
Hamas is open -- violating international law by holding -- Soldier not -- lead -- for five years.
They haven't given even even one Red Cross was -- in a dungeon and darkness.
Against all international norms.
It actually is on the -- going on from.
He's the grandson over it measurement.
Was scared the Holocaust by coming to the nineteen minute third in the 1930s -- -- -- to the land of -- -- -- -- As the song of every Israeli families.
Every nation represented here.
Should demands immediate release.
If you want to.
If you want to pass a resolution about the Middle East today.
That's the resolution that.
Ladies and gentlemen last year and -- the and bar Ilan university.
This year -- the -- And in the US congress.
I laid out my vision for -- And we demilitarized.
Recognizes that too.
Yes the Jewish state.
After all this is the body didn't recognize the Jewish state 64 years ago.
Do think it's about time the Palestinians did the --
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