" ... one simple fact ... " - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Victor
    • 10.03.10 | 17:30 (IST)

    "But even this modest, skeptical and realistic approach should not blind us to one simple fact: Israel will not be able to continue its policy of dispossession on Palestinian land, whether in East Jerusalem or other areas of the West-Bank." Huh? The evidence that "one simple fact" had any currency amongst the Israeli leadership is sadly absent, in fact the machinations of the past few days suggest something completely opposite. Unless, that is, the author believe that the US reaction to the leadership's crude maneuvers effected a spontaneous paradigm shift of enormous proportions! But that would suggest a naivety of enormous proportions - let's hope the author was just getting a little sloppy at the end of an otherwise (mostly) sensible article, desiring a somewhat optimistic ending, the reality after all is a downer.

    from the article: Are peace talks doomed to fail before they start?
    First published 16:46 10.03.10 | Last updated 16:55 10.03.10
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