Hamas said just the other day that they were willing to make peace if Israel settled for comprising its pre-6-day war borders. It might have been waffle, but that's what they said. Talking to Hamas does not ensure peace, Gideon Levy never said it did. He said only that not talking to Hamas guarantees there will be no peace. That makes sense.
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from the article: Gideon Levy / Obama, you won't make peace without talking to Hamas