Sadly, the Israeli public has succumbed to the fear mongering of Bibiand the Right. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Thomas Roth
    • 30.10.12 | 14:10 (IST)

    Bibi and the Right have exploited the Israeli public's fears and unfortunate racism toward the Palestinians, to the extent that the public does not even remember how a responsible government behaves. All prior diplomatic initiatives are viewed cynically and the blame is conveniently passed to the other side without sufficient self-examination. Bibi has neither the courage nor the will to negotiate in good faith with the Palestinians. What Bibi is good at, is spinning his version of events and instilling unwarranted fear. This is what has kept him in power. Sadly, it doesn't appear things will change this time around.

    from the article: Dennis Ross: Two-state solution is not dead, only way to Mideast peace
    First published 07:25 30.10.12 | Last updated 00:58 30.10.12
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