"The left, by pushing the Oslo process, has done immense damage to any prospects for Arab Israeli peace. The public's trust of the Palestinians is close to zero." (former meretz) Mr. 'former meretz', you are talking nonsense. First, because no nation has ever reached peace with a former enemy on the basis of mutual trust. Trust is for people, not states. Second, because the only reason Oslo process has failed, its only flaw, was that it came way too late, long after the settlement movement and Hamas have both been allowed by our foolish leaders to develop into such enemies of any peace initiative that they were perfectly capable together, each in its own way, of thwarting it.
Islamic State militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra (Reuters)
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