Kadima has support for withdrawing from the West Bank, ONLY if it SAYS it is unilaterally redrawing borders. Israelis are aware that no one will recognise the new borders - they want the move to be seen as one, where Israelis have more secure control of the situation - rather than one where terrorists claim the withdrawal is a victory for them. Israel wants a lessening of occupation, in a form that they can live with, until there is peace. And in a form which Palestinians would not. This gives Palestinians the incentive to make a peace to gain what they want. Or live with a situation that Israel would find quite comfortable. Maybe Palestinians would then give up right of return for the 2000/2001 options? Would any other course not send the wrong signals, IF peace is the goal Mr Levy?
Palestinian girl, 17, arrested in Old City of Jerusalem with knife in her bag (Haaretz)
from the article: A new consensus
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