Consulting with Amos Oz is a brilliant suggestion! Shimon Peres has done that for ages - on an ongoing basis. And I agree with you, Ivo, there is no mention in Ms. Atwood's scenario elucidating how and when - and, indeed, IF Hamas ever abandoned their publicly stated position ensconced in their charter against the existence of the State of Israel.
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from the article: Mideast peace needs prophets, not yes-men