Was Ben-gurion or at a push Eshkol. If Sharon had not evacuated Gaza unilaterally we'd still be there. The Palestinians would not have lived up to even the tiniest of commitments on their side. What interest has IJ have to make peace? The same that Hizbollah has. There will always be an excuse for them to "resist". Simple arithmetic, no "resistance"=no money from Syria/Iran=no buying of influence=no Hizbollah/Hamas. So they need to fabricate reasons to "resist".
Erdan meets senior IDF officers (res.) to discuss candidacy of Gal Hirsch for police chief (Haaretz)
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