that captures the essence of the difficulty of resolving the conflict. Olmert "was frightened by the violent pictures that evacuation produced". Borders, water rights and compensation are negotiable. For the Pals occupation and AlAqsa are deal breakers. For Israel right of return/refugee status is the deal breaker. Outposts are occupation and non-negotiable, they must go, but are a negotiating asset to be exchanged. Onus has always been the ability of Israeli/Palestinian leaders to negotiate a deal with popular support from both sides - compromise is an art.
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from the article: First, evacuate the outposts