Quartets, Peace Processes and Charades - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Alex
    • 13.08.10 | 06:21 (IDT)

    The string quartet always play the same tune. They expect the Palestinians to engage in direct negotiations with an Israeli government that's only ever been interested in occupation and settlement expansion. When does consideration for the Palestinian position play a part in the negotiations, or is the quartet just going through the motions of a peace process that deprives the Palestinians of their rights, and gives legitimacy to the Israeli occupation and settlement enterprise.

    from the article: EU: Abbas close to accepting direct Mideast peace talks
    First published 04:50 13.08.10 | Last updated 04:50 13.08.10
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