Netanyahu needs to have a divided Palestinian population and a strong Hamas. Without it, Israel would have to negotiate for a just peace. Netanyahu was against Oslo and will continue to build for illegal colonists in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. The Shalit issue is a side show. He should be allowed ICRC visits (if he is a POW) and families of those in Gaza should be allowed to visit their sons and daughters in Israeli prisons. At the moment, neither is allowed.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
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