It all sounds so exciting and prosperous for the people of Gaza and the Palestinians. Smiles and handshakes and jokes and talk. But a snake is a snake, and that is all there is to it. Netanyahu is a snake (actually more of a scorpion). His words and behavior create joyous anticipation of new times and good news for the Palestinians. But, a snake is a snake, is a snake. This is all a ruse and malicious deception. No good can ever come from a snake, no matter how much the snake smiles and lies to promote its own best interests. What the snake doesn't know is that its actions actually hurt Israel (and America). This is post 9-11 and everything is different. If America does not take this into account, and Israel thinks that it is business as usual, then they are in for a big surprise. It is America that will suffer in the end, as a result of their practices and the practices of Israel. Israel and America both agree that Israel is not an asset but a liability. They are both fighting yesterdays war, and have not adapted to this new and evolving situation.
19-year-old construction worker seriously injured after falling from scaffolding in Harish (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S.: Settlement freeze will be discussed during direct peace talks