Israel has had the most to lose from changing the status quo, and its hardly surprising that anyone holding all the cards would not be - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • jscho
    • 26.12.12 | 11:44 (IST)

    interested in compromise. It might be fair to say that Netanyahu and the right aren't interested in resolving or changing the current arrangement and will only verbally speak homage to the idea of peace while plowing forward with the revisionist zionist dream of a Jewish west bank. It is clear that the West sees this as a future homeland for the Palestinians as was always talked about in the peace process (of course particulars were never finalized). If Europe and the West want things to change they have to change the equation, which would likely mean withdrawing its unconditional support of Israel. This may force the hand of Israel one way or another by altering the power dynamics of the peace process, Israel might actually have something to gain from diplomacy - you can't be an island with no allies or trading partners.

    from the article: Disenchanted with peace process, EU may try to force Israel, PA into agreement
    First published 08:15 26.12.12 | Last updated 01:20 26.12.12
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