The advantages of Ms Atwood are the fact that she is intelligent enough to have learned the subject; she is an excellent writer who knows how to put ideas into simple and understandable sentences; and she is sufficiently far away from day-to-day life in the Middle East in order to maintain a clear and unbiased perspective. She also says what many of our Israeli politicians and also foreign ones know is the only viable and life-affirming solution. What Ms Atwood says is clear and simple. What she does not say but transpires from her every word is that she is a believer and believers have hopes and dreams. Many of us, Israeli and Palestinian are at a loss of hope. Ms Atwood made me dream for few minutes, and hope starts coming back.
Saudi-led coalition air strike kills around 30 Yemeni civilians (Reuters)
from the article: Mideast peace needs prophets, not yes-men