WHAT?!!! The second terrorist onslought against Israeli civilians started in september 2000, not "two and a half years later". Two and a half years later, almost 800 Israelis were blown up, men, women and children, and thousands more mutilated and maimed for life. What are you talking about !!!???
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel can't stop Palestinian independence