Khalil Shikaki has also conducted extensive polling indicating a strong majority of Palestinians in favor of a TWO STATE SOLUTION. If the settlements don't block peace, then what are they? Incubators for peace and reconcilliation? If it wasn't for the settlements, the draconian security measures (going on since the 1970's).... Come on, buddy, get a grip. The notion that there is nobody to talk to is getting old, particularly when Israel does everything they can to discredit ANY Palestinian leader who emerges...
US rally shows support for ex-Marine held by Iran on spying charges (AP)
from the article: Abbas' only chance