The deadend Erekat refers to is located in the Palestinian Arab minds. Their aspiration to divide Jerusalem and make it their capital would result in a million deadends, each with barbed wire and concrete bunkers and separation barriers. Anyone who is naive enough to think that this might bring peace to the area has been smoking too much hash! "On Tuesday, chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said that the United States has reached a dead end in its attempts to revive Middle East peace talks."
Israeli troops shoot, injure Palestinian crossing Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
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