Israel still hesitate to admit that his settlement "occupation-based" policies have been bankrupted. It had failed to deter and blackmailed palestinian people from time to time for accepting peace agreement based on Israeli terms. Amid international pressure, they are struggling to formulate integrated unilateral withdrawal policy, avoiding global embarrassment.
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: Peres balks at Olmert's plans for further West Bank pullout