‘Palestine depends on destruction of Israel,’ says Green Prince at ‘Post’ Conference

The Jerusalem Post reports: “‘Palestine depends on the destruction of Israel. If there is any definition of Palestine, it means the absence of Israel,’ Mossab Hassan Yousef, otherwise known as the Green Prince, told Dr. Dan Diker, president of the Jerusalem Center for Foreign Affairs at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference on Tuesday.

Yousef is the son of Hamas co-founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef. A Palestinian ex-terrorist, he defected to Israel in 1997 and worked as a spy for the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) until he moved to the United States in 2007.

Yousef said that you have to ask: ‘What is Palestine? Is it an ethnic group? A religion? A distinct language? Do you have scripture? Are you a nation? Were you a country? None of that. So what is Palestine? What is the purpose of Palestine?’ he rhetorically asked the audience at the conference.

He voiced his opposition to a two-state solution with a Palestinian state led by the Palestinian Authority. ‘For those representing a two-state solution, they either want Israel to cease to exist, or they are not aware of this existential threat,’ he declared. In his opinion, the PA is an even greater threat than Hamas…”

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