Why is it up to Palestinian leadership? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 25.02.10 | 09:07 (IST)

    "Why is it up to Palestinian leadership?" - Nader How can it be? "No one can make peace from weakness." - General and President Dwight Eisenhower "Do you not think that by continuing the suffocation of the Palestinians, economically, practically, morally, we are in fact making it impossible for Palestinian leadership to take a new path?" - Nader Rather for all the years since the death of Arafat, Palestinian leadership has clearly and irrefutably pursued a 'new path." And consistently through three governments Israel has systematically refused to accept or compromise with that new path. For half a decade Israel has refused any serious negotiations or attempt at peace. Abbas has shown courage in moving Palestinians towards peace. Olmert and Netanyahu have shown that no government of Israel will work towards peace. These men were and are Israel's choice. Their actions have not harmed them or helped Israel. A few hundred thousand Settlers and Religious extremists control Israel.

    from the article: Judith Butler: As a Jew, I was taught it was ethically imperative to speak up
    First published 13:39 24.02.10 | Last updated 14:45 24.02.10
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