"alas, it is Israel that has .. procrastinated itself into a progressively tighter corner." Alas, it was Arafat who rejected the Clinton parameters for peace, only to accept them 2 years later. Clinton even states in his autobiography that procrastination was Arafat's game -- to try to exact more concessions.
Turkish military denies hitting civilians in airstrikes targeting PKK militants (Reuters)
from the article: Let’s stop pretending