There is an enormous difference between the late 80's and today: I'm absolutely convinced, that if the WB Pale- stinians would start right now a non-violent uprising against Israel (but it would have to be a decisive and smart one, not a half-hearted one!), they would get their own state at the latest till the end of this year. U.S. public opinion would change in a second, if Israel would use violent means against peaceful demonstrating women and children, and that would be the beginning of the end of the right-wing pro Israel lobby and their Congress-buddies in Washington D.C.....
Mexico sentences five men to 697 years for killings of 11 women (AP)
from the article: Rightists launch 'day of rage' over West Bank outpost demolition