" He is deliberately ignoring the understandings reached during the governments of his partner Ehud Barak and his predecessor Ehud Olmert. For Netanyahu, "no preconditions" means returning to the beginning." Eldar ignores that the Pals rejected both Barack's and Olmert's formulations, with Arafat not only not proposing a counteroffer but as well launching the 2000 intifada. The Pal rejectionists are not entitled to endless bites at the apple; times change, new realities emerge, and when the(sniffle sniffle)"poor Palestinians" understand that things will not get substantially better for them but may get worse, then we may see some diplomatic progress.
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from the article: ANALYSIS / Netanyahu is good for the (American) Jews