it should have been apparent to everyone at the time that sharon was not acting out of any good will towards the palestinians or to any ideals of "peace". for such a man to change his views and ideals would take a miracle of unheard of magnitude in modern times. his sights were clearly set on long term goals other than those he proclaimed. no one can say for sure if what this article suggests is true... but the sequence of events do in fact support what it says. i'm sure that i wasn't the only one who smelled a rat when sharon withdrew from gaza...especially midst the loud public outcry against it from the settlers: for whom he has always been a benefactor.
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from the article: Sharon's dream