To: J. Thomas - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • John The American
    • 21.03.10 | 08:37 (IST)

    I read both your posts and you make a lot of sense. My post on declaring a Pal state was simply a followup on Pal PM Fayyads proposal of 6 months ago proposing , after the creation of the necessary infrastructure, declaring a state IF Israel does not negotiate in good faith. His argument has been Israel is always willing to enter into talks as long as there is something the Pals will not be able to accept. Then Israel says" we offered them 98% of what they asked and they refused. What can we do?" A new administration comes in and everything stsrts over again. Fayyads position is to force honest negotiations through fear of a unilateral declaration. Pratraeus is already talking about a "military umbrella" to protect Pals from Israeli agression and I assume vice versus.

    from the article: Israel's U.S. envoy: 'No one can force us to make peace'
    First published 16:57 20.03.10 | Last updated 02:51 21.03.10
Haaretz Headlines
Palestinian construction workers in the West Bank settlement of Susya, in 2014.

Israel broke ground on 1,800 settlement homes in 2015, Peace Now says

The government's message to the settlers is that construction will be approved after the fact, the group says.

The Aleppo neighborhood of al-Qaterji, controlled by rebels, after airstrikes by pro-Assad forces, F

Obama urges Putin to stop bombing 'moderate' rebels in Syria

Putin and Obama agree to intensify cooperation to implement the agreement on Syria struck in Munich, to which both gave a 'positive valuation.'

National Security Adviser Yossi Cohen.

New Mossad chief Yossi Cohen secretly visited Washington

Cohen, who assumed new position last month, met with CIA chief John Brennan and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, among others, 10 days ago.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Oct. 8, 2010.

The Chutzpah and Yiddishkeit of Justice Antonin Scalia

Though dubbed 'bad for the Jews' for his stance on religion and state, the fiery Italian Catholic judge was a friend of the former Israeli Chief Justice, and brought 'chutzpah' into the Supreme Court.