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    • jay
    • 08.11.07 | 18:46 (IST)

    I sincerely hope for an accord. However, history would dictate, the pals and arabs, not the israelis, never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Whenever israel makes a promising move, which it has several times, it is met not only with nothing from the pals, but with disaster from the pals. Just look at the first major step in disengagement, that took place from the land (territory) of Gaza. Now its a rocket factory/base. You hear every day about what the pals want, but what besides a loosely held promise of peace do they offer. What tangibles compromises do they put forth on settlements, jerusalem, final borders....the operative word being COMPROMISES. At least the Israelis know they cant get absolutely everything they want. The pals are still in the dark about that conclusion.......

    from the article: PA eyes final accord within 6 months of summit
    First published 00:00 08.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 08.11.07
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