It's been many years that Israel has been setting both reasonable and unreasonable expectations to reach reconciliation with the Palestinians and remaining members of the Arab League. Believe me, by now PM Netanyahu and most of his coalition understand completely the security concerns globally and he knows Israel must reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians in 2011. It is encouraging that an agreement can be achieved because the momentum to make the essential compromises has already been established. We just have to follow through. Singing Hatikvah in Yiddish, Arabic or Ladino won't matter - not everyone is musically enclined anyways.
UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continue (AP)
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