I agree with Mr. Beilin's analysis in most points. It is interesting to see that former generals turned prime ministers - Barak and Sharon - saw after years in office the need for a settlement, and that military endurance has too high a price. In contrast, the present Israeli prime minister lacks this military experience, or rather acquires it at the price of countless civilians loosing their lives on both sides of the border. Israel's present government, together with Bush-land, think that bombs can solve conflicts. In such they are not better than terrorists who think that bombs can solve a conflict. I wish Mr. Beilin all the support possible, and hope that his views obtain more ground in Israel.
In three days, Greek coastguard rescues 2,500 migrants (Reuters)
from the article: The test of the Zionist left