The israel/Palestine conflict is complex, but there is a growing world perception that while Palestine has tackled its terrorists, Israel hasn't even begun to tackle its settlers and ending the occupation. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 07.03.11 | 11:14 (IST)

    Few people like terrorists. So while innocent Israeli civilians were being regularly blown up on buses and in restaurants, the world was prepared to overlook Israel's shortcomings. But now Palestinian terrorism on the West bank is almost non-existent, the world is focusing again on Israel. Previous Israeli governments, whether they were genuinely interested in peace or not, have at least managed to maintain some kind of semblance of being flexible and genuinely interested in peace. Bibi's extremist government has made it pretty clear that it has no genuine interest in peace and ending the occupation whatsoever. And these figures are the result. They should be a wrning to Bibi's bunch, but this is a government incapabale of taking hints.

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    First published 10:28 07.03.11 | Last updated 10:28 07.03.11
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