Hamas may have told Israel it isn’t looking for another war in Gaza, but it’s clearly desperate to advance its attack tunnels. It’s also delighted to be sowing seeds of discontent and concern among the Israeli public.04:19 13.02.16 | 0 comments
that there is a definite association that if the current pressure to secure a settlement freeze everywhere, including East Jerusalem, than seeking that objective in the political process wouldn't achieve it either. This is not a given. And it's not a board game or computer game which can predetermine an outcome. In the Israeli-Egyptian peace process, there were no preconditions to stop all construction activities in the Sinai before negotiations began and Israel returned the whole Sinai to Egypt and signed a peace agreement. However, one shouldn't argue against the core issues immediately being addressed during direct talks because deferring these difficult issues has been a mistake. One might be surprised as to what a particular government could deliver when there's open dialogue.