Proverbial "mistake" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Isaac Balbin
    • 11.11.09 | 23:16 (IST)

    What this writer terms as "mistakes" made by the Palestinians really constitute an unwillingness to accept Israel. It's that simple. As he points out, Abbas did not accept Olmert's offer. Why? It is inescapable that this "mistake" is much much more than that. It revealed Abbas for what he represents: a dithering weakling without the ability to negotiate peace. Abbas has to go, and a new leader who actually wants peace needs to take his place. In the meanwhile, Israel has no choice but to "manage the conflict" as you put it. If this is true of Abbas, a fortiori that it is true of Hezbolla and Hamas and Iran and ...

    from the article: The world is sick of Netanyahu's lack of policy
    First published 16:21 13.11.09 | Last updated 16:21 13.11.09
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