The centre is always in a difficult spot. If the right calls the left 'worse than the arabs' then the centre is regarded by the right as 'appeasers'. To the left the centre is as bad as the right. But the silent majority,the po[ulation, love the centre for most people want to sort out the problems and are not idealogues (yes during war more people turn to the right for protection) The decisions that the centrists have to make are difficult.Its much easier to see the world in Black and White. Working the Grey takes more work and attacks from all sides. With that I say Olmert should stay however what he saw as a simple task (or maybe they were just saying that) of finding the missiles and destroying them wasnt the case for they were being fired from civilian structures. The onus too has to be on the Lebanese fovernment and any arab moderates who have to sort out their own house.
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
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