Let's not forget why the Israeli left which was on the brink of signing a peace agreeemnt with the Palestinians in 2001 and in 2008, lost power. It lost power because of Hamas attacks against Israeli civilians. As a result, Israelis fear that if they relinquish the West Bank, Hamas will use it as a launch pad to fire rockets on Israel. One really has to be blind or deceitful to deny it.
Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29 (Reuters)
from the article: Why the boycotters are on the wrong side of history