They are likely to fail - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • J K
    • 07.09.10 | 16:31 (IDT)

    You can say he's 'full of it' if you want, but Netanyahu has been reasonable and speaking of flexibility since these talks came into being. Abbas on the other hand has been nothing if rigid and demanding. He is selling the Arabs the same false bill of goods they have been receiving from the surrounding leaders for 60 years: That they can remain inflexible and Israel will serve itself up on a silver platter. Negotiations imply that there is give and take and no one walks away completely satisfied. Try telling that to the Arabs. nothing less that 100% will satisfy them? Why bother talking.

    from the article: Netanyahu tells Israeli public: No guarantee peace talks will succeed
    First published 15:14 07.09.10 | Last updated 15:14 07.09.10
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