If they can agree on boundaries both countries will be able to move forward and profit. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • GeneG USA
    • 16.12.12 | 18:55 (IST)

    For Israel the gas from the sea is a gift from God and they will clearly make the most of it as well as the oil they are finding on the land. The agreement can be the basis for improved relations between the two countries and possibly resolution of their land border dispute. If this can work and agreement is reached both countries will profit. An economic agreement will weaken Hezbollah for obvious reasons. The agreement can set the stage for the US to play a role in resolution of the West Bank impasse, assuming the West Bank Arabs actually want an agreement based on recommendations by an impartial party (not the UN for gosh sakes)

    from the article: U.S. drafts compromise for Lebanon-Israel dispute over natural gas resources
    First published 14:23 16.12.12 | Last updated 14:23 16.12.12
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