Which do you want first: The bad or the good news? Let's hope that one day Abbas can ask that. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    The key is not what Abbas says for domestic consumption. As Israel continues to be aggressively expansionist there is no point in Abbas trying to sell a 2-state resolution to his people. Israel does everything to show that it is not interested including refusing to erase the section in Likud's charter which says that there will be no Palestinian state in the West Bank. The time for Abbas to change his tune to his own people and explain to them that through a 2-state resolution they will not be entitled to the right of return is when he is close to delivering them statehood. Nothing is achieved if someone delivers bad news without being able to also give good news at the same time.

    from the article: Abbas: Meshal approved an agreement recognizing two-state solution
    First published 11:26 13.12.12 | Last updated 11:26 13.12.12
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