Of all your responders, Yaakov Sullivan manages to hit the nail on the head each time. His cool and objective analyses and knowledge of the situation is exemplary. Israel's leaders, both Labour and Likud, have done everything over the years, since 1948, and especially since 1967 to deny the Palestinians a state. Sharon is now driving in the last nails in the coffin of Palestinian self-determination, by , in Baruch Kimmerlings words, politicide, and while making impossible demands on them, is intensifying the completion of the Apartheid Wall, and the expanding of settlements. Who will stop him? No-one, even Bush. What are the Israelis going to do stop Israel's pariah and rogue status being entrenched by Sharon and his party and teh generals, and the settlers' extreme actions? (Please do not publish my email address)
from the article: Does Israel want peace?