Paradoxically, just because everybody is so pessimistic there is a chance to peace. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Israeli
    • 01.09.10 | 07:45 (IDT)

    BHO has a chance to justify Nobel prize. Netanyahu has a chance to be the historical Israeli peace maker. Abbas knows this his his only chance to survive. Despite last terror murder. Most Israelis want peace, and many Israelis have working relations with Palestinians. The main enemies of peace in Israel are the extreme right - obviously, but also the extreme left who wants to continue to be the servants of antisemitic Europe. Their strategy will be to make provocations like the theater in Ariel. Remains to be seen what about West-Bank Palestinians, ultimately the whole process may depend on them. I hope that they will succeed in making peace. As far as Europe's influence is concerned, well, if a British or a French will want to visit holy places in Jerusalem or Nazareth, they will have to ask permission of a Palestinian or Israeli to enter - nice.

    from the article: U.S.: Direct talks can achieve Mideast peace in one year
    First published 03:46 01.09.10 | Last updated 03:46 01.09.10
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