Akiva Eldar is dead on. One MUST read the just published book by Clayton Swisher THE TRUTH ABOUT CAMP DAVID to fully appreciate the Israeli shenanigans during the negotiations with Syria and later with the Palestinians ln order to comprehend Israel's AND the U.S culpability in squandering precious opportunities to conclude peace agreements, end bloodshed and move on with the business of building a new Middle East. The oft repeated mantra about the absence of 'real' partner is a laughable if tragic hoax. The Israeli leaders who have used that excuse have betrayed their people.
Palestinian teen arrested for allegedly rioting in East Jerusalem (Haaretz)
from the article: There's no partner