win, win situation for Hamas (which remains a designated terrorist organization) in Gaza and the West Bank. Another setback to the peace negotiations momentum President Abbas reached with PM Olmert. President Abbas is correct to assert to advance peace talks to that which were made with Olmert's administration. We all know that if Hamas accepted the 3 conditions by the Quartet and President Abbas, none of this would have happened - no war in Gaza, nor allegations of war crimes. When diplomacy is rejected point blank, the alternatives are usually not better.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
from the article: PA: Advance peace talks or we'll take Goldstone report to court