1. I was asking the PM to ignore those Palestinians, Israelis, and posters who want perpetual war. 2. There is often a thin line between legitimate self-defense and outright murder. 3. The American People have too many problems on the home front to be overly concerned with extraterritorial matters. 4. The American People are beginning to insist that American interests be distinguished from Israeli interests, and therein lies potential problems for Israel. 5. The failure to engage in dialogue with Hamas, particularly in matters of concern to Palestinians on the West Bank as well as those in Gaza, will have serious repercussions. 6. Labels are not really helpful, especially when it is realized that one man's terrorist is another man's freedom-fighter. 7. Some people use the imposition of non-negotiable conditions, on political discussions, to sabotage the aspirations of all people for peace.
Three homemade bombs in Egypt's Alexandria wound two (AP)
from the article: Ehud Olmert rejects Hamas' offer of cease-fire in Gaza Strip