Better have Annapolis deal with Syria, not Palestinians - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Tosefta
    • 22.11.07 | 14:02 (IST)

    If Bush wants to have some real achievement for his miserable time in office, he should concentrate on peace between Israel and Syria. It is much easier to accomplish than peace with the Palestinians since all the issues are simpler, much discussed, and solutions have already been found. Even Israel understands this and wants the US to agree to such negotiations. But Bush is too ideological; Syria belongs to the side of "evil". They are allies of Iran and they support terrorists: Hizballah and Palestinian rejectionists. But they only do it in order to get their Golan back. Why not talk to Syria, make peace, bring them back to the Western camp (like Egypt), and get them out of the Iranian camp? They only go for Iran`s friendship because they are threatened by the US. Israel can convince the US that it is a good deal to talk to Syria. Its alliance with Iran is not natural: Secular vs. Fundamentalist; Sunni vs. Shiite; Arab vs. Persian. Removing Syria from Iran will also put an end to military Hizballah. No more arms to them.

    from the article: Syria reportedly to skip summit, as Haniyeh calls meet 'stillborn'
    First published 00:00 22.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 22.11.07
Haaretz Headlines
Prof. David Newman with Ben Gurion University President Prof. Rivka Carmi, in 2012.

Ben Gurion U. dean faces disciplinary proceedings over sexual harassment complaint

According to the complaint, Newman, dean of the humanities and social sciences faculty, made sexually suggestive comments to a female student, embraced her and asked her to stay overnight with him.

Yosef Chaim Ben-David, the primary suspect in the murder of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu-Khdeir

Abu Khdeir murderer imprisoned for life plus 20 years

Yosef Chaim Ben-David, along with two underage accomplices, kidnapped 16-year-old Palestinian from near his home, drove him to the Jerusalem Forest and burned him alive in 2014.

A rocket fired from Gaza during 2014's Protective Edge.
Israeli authorities find four tons of rocket-arming material in salt bags headed to Gaza

Shin Bet apparently tracked the package after wondering at an enormous quantity of salt ordered by a Gaza importer with Hamas ties.

18:10 03.05.16 | 0 comments
In this Tuesday, March 15, 2016 file photo, Bruce Springsteen, center, performs with Nils Lofgren, l
BDS, Springsteen, and heresies of the anti-Israel U.S. left

Let them come. Let them come in droves. Let artists like Bruce Springsteen and Steve Van Zandt bring Israelis who need to hear it, a message of social justice and freedom for Palestinians.

18:17 03.05.16 | 1 comments