Apart from doing nothing to stop the carnage in the Sabra and Shatila camps, Sharon was one of the foremost architects of the settler project. He advised - slice up the West bank, so that they can never put it back together again - and in achieving that objective Sharon has made a peace between the Israelis and Palestinians almost impossible. For the damage on so many fronts he has done to Israel as well as Palestine, I will not mourn his passing.
Turkish warplanes destroy PKK targets in northern Iraq, say military sources (Reuters)
from the article: Learning to love Ariel Sharon