The Likud charter says there will be no Palestinian state in the West Bank. Israel can best justify its continuing expansion of the occupation by arguing that there is no partner for peace, using Hamas as its best piece of evidence. Does this mean Netanyahu is using the residents of Southern Israel as pawns in a terrible game? Tragically yes.
Three homemade bombs in Egypt's Alexandria wound two (AP)
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