Sure, 'appease the terrorists or nothing good will come of it.' But the truth is that if HAMAS are in "the game," even nominal separation of religion and state will remain impossible in the PA, and there will be no peace. Just an eternal pissing contest between religious ideologues and confused cultural relativists like Rubinstein and Hass. HAMAS must be crushed for the PA to progress into a secular, democratic society. No matter what lobotomized Israeli leftists think.
Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Grand Coulee Dam in Washington (Reuters)
from the article: If Hamas isn't in the game