US role is not to impose U.S. ideas but to facilitate the ideas of both parties," - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ernst
    • 02.01.14 | 18:14 (IST)

    Well, if that's the case, we can expect 'both parties' to continue another hundred ' rounds of talks' (what does that mean anyway? Do they actually talk about anything or are they sitting together waiting for the other party to magically vaporize?) Because as long as no solution is imposed upon the parties, nothing will happen. That is because it is the desire of the Israelis to steal as much land and to move as many Israelis to settle in the occupied territories in order to create ' facts on the ground' . And the Palestinians are completely powerless, all they can do is threaten going to the international crimes court, but that would mean the end of the little support they have left from the US. So, as long as US pressure is like Kerry says, nothing will happen.

    from the article: Kerry: Netanyahu and Abbas will have to make difficult choices in coming weeks
    First published 23:08 02.01.14 | Last updated 17:14 02.01.14
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