This charade is being carried out by both sides for the same reason: money. Both Israel and the Palestinian Authority are dependent on international aid for survival. They are both going through the motions of "peacemaking" so the flow of money and political sponsorship will continue. Meanwhile the settlements expand and the people of Gaza sink further into the muck of hopelessness.
Australian hostage released by Al-Qaida in Burkina Faso; husband still held captive (AP)
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