How about applying the pressure where it's NEEDED, instead of insisting that Abbas return to negotiations in which he has absolutely NO partner! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Giggles
    • 08.03.11 | 21:16 (IST)

    What are you telling him? Go negotiate WHAT!? Go negotiate with the thief to see if he's willing to give back any of what he's taken - WHILE HE'S STILL TAKING IT?! There needs to be extreme, and harsh if need be, pressure exerted on the side that's refusing to desist in its defiance of international law and UN resolutions! It's a slap in the face to the Palestinians to tell them this - especially after they've been having their face slapped for decades! Enough already! It's time to turn around and give a swift kick in the ass where it damn well belongs! You want this issue resolved in order to shape a more peaceful and stable middle-east...then DON'T rely on Israel to cooperate willingly! Israel needs to be given an 'in-no-uncertain-terms' 'or else!", then the wheels of international sanctions need to be set in motion to keep it from dodging, weaseling, and dragging its feet! And if it DOES, then slap it with them!

    from the article: U.K.: Mideast peace process is too vital to fail over regional turmoil
    First published 18:37 08.03.11 | Last updated 18:37 08.03.11
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