Why did the arabs refuse the partition in 1948? David Ben-Gurion said: "Why should the Arabs make peace? If I was an Arab leader, I would never make terms with Israel. That is natural: we have taken their country. Sure, God promised it to us, but what does that matter to them? Our God is not theirs, We come from Israel, it`s true, but two thousand years ago, and what is that to them? There has been anti-Semitism, the Nazis, Hitler, Auschwitz, but was that their fault? They only see one thing: we came here and stole their country. Why should they accept that?" The barak offer in camp david? This is one of the best representations I found. http://gush-shalom.org/media/barak_eng.swf Now what?
EU demands zero tolerance towards settler violence; urge Israel to protect Palestinians (Haaretz)
from the article: Who's afraid of renewing the peace process?