My full support for Fayad, BUT...... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 27.07.07 | 13:10 (IDT)

    If Fayad and Rabbo are seriously considering to establish a credible alternative to Fatahs corruption and Hamas extremism, they should get our full support. However, this will all be worthless if we are not also seeing the creation of a (credible) "third way party" in Israel. Kadima was never a credible alternative, because their founder Sharon (and to a certain extent also his successor Olmert) saw the Palestinians rather as "order-receivers" than as partners for peace. And both main contendors for the next Israeli elections (Netanyahu and Barak) are totally discredited by their past. Bottomline: A "third way party" is exactly what's needed on the Palestinian side, but without an Israeli "twin", it is totally useless.

    from the article: Associates of PM Fayad planning alternative to Fatah and Hamas
    First published 00:00 27.07.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.07.07
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