"When we have settled the
land, all the Arabs will be able to do about it will be to scurry around
like drugged cockroaches in a bottle." Raphael Eitan, Chief of Staff of
the Israeli Defence Forces, New York Times, 14 April 1983.
"We should prepare to go
over to the offensive. Our aim is to smash Lebanon, Trans-Jordan, and
Syria. The weak point is Lebanon, for the Moslem regime is artificial
and easy for us to undermine. We shall establish a Christian state
there, and then we will smash the Arab Legion, eliminate Trans-Jordan;
Syria will fall to us. We then bomb and move on and take Port Said,
Alexandria and Sinai." David Ben-Gurion, May 1948, to the General Staff.
From Ben-Gurion, A Biography, by Michael Ben-Zohar, Delacorte, New York
"The thesis that the
danger of genocide was hanging over us in June 1967 and that Israel was
fighting for its physical existence is only bluff, which was born and
developed after the war." Israeli General Matityahu Peled, Ha'aretz, 19
"Every time we do
something you tell me America will do this and will do that . . . I want
to tell you something very clear: Don't worry about American pressure on
Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and the Americans know
it." - Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, October 3, 2001, to Shimon
Peres, as reported on Kol Yisrael radio.
Jews, we are the destroyers and will remain the destroyers. Nothing you
can do will meet our demands and needs. We will forever destroy because
we want a world of our own." (You Gentiles, by Jewish Author Maurice
Samuels, p. 155).