In an effort to sound like a high browed intelectual...you contradict yourself. You say "He was a hero but I could care less"...then you write "They were the few to which so much was owed by so many." Well if that is the case...then yes, Ranaan was a hero...and quite frankly you must care or you would not have written that. Glorifying sacrifice does not make one a war monger. It is honoring those who have given all so we can continue in the quest for peace.
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)