The unity deal was a pre-requisit made by Israel for discussions to resume. Unity is done. Israel must return to the negotiation table. Peace must be acheived soon for the sake of Israel, partcularly given all the uncertainty in the region. On Carter and Israel: Constructive criticism is an opportnity to improve and grow. It would be ashame for Isreal to miss it.
Police disperse hundreds in brawl in Kafr Manda, northern Israel (Haaretz)
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