You know, one's perspective on the situation of the conflict depends on one's background knowledge and the retaliation towards the PA is merely over succeeding in the unilateral step with UNESCO... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smadar
    • 03.11.11 | 05:26 (IST)

    and of course, it's much much preferable that the PA began negotiations with the Israeli government, despite the divide, because then we'd see the true face of this coalition government about peace. It's an over-reaction to the PA's diplomatic plan of action, which will hurt the PA - Israel's only peace partner now, but the U.S. and Quartet has to intervene towards immediate talks. Netanyahu has no clue as to what he's going to achieve with continuing the deteriorating relations with the PA. The response in announcing the planned E. Jerusalem housing put against the necessity of addressing the core issue, "dafka", substantiates the wrong doing by the Netanyahu government. What I'm wondering is why is the political opposition silent? Doesn't anyone learn from mistakes anymore? It was already proven that unilateral action such as Israel's disengagement from Gaza without negotiations with the PA cost Israel and the Palestinians needlessly, in all aspects. It's a total misjudgment in course of action, once again attempting to isolate the PA because they a not Swedes! We'll be waiting for some time then.

    from the article: Israeli leaders' price tag against the Palestinians
    First published 02:14 03.11.11 | Last updated 02:14 03.11.11
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