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Entries from May 2006

Why Washington is cool on ‘convergence’

May 24th, 2006  ·  4 Comments

Many have expressed surprise over the fact that while Israel is preparing to surrender nearly all the lands demanded by the Arabs, Washington – the primary driver of the land-for-peace process – maintains a cool and distant approach to the Israeli initiative. Continue reading »

Abu Mazen is no partner

May 12th, 2006  ·  5 Comments

Ehud Olmert’s intention to unilaterally surrender about 90 percent of Judea and Samaria to the Arabs appears to have international power brokers concerned that the era of Israeli-Palestinian bilateral negotiations, and perhaps even official relations, is at an end.

From Washington to Brussels to Moscow, Israel is being pressured to look no further than PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) in its dying search for a true and viable peace partner, and thus avert unilateral action that would put an end to the “land-for-peace” process. Continue reading »

Do you want Israel out or not?

May 11th, 2006  ·  26 Comments

The international community’s reaction to Israel’s intention to hand most of Judea and Samaria back to the Arabs without asking anything in return seems to suggest the world doesn’t actually want the “Israeli occupation” to come to an end. Continue reading »

It’s all Israel’s fault, naturally

May 10th, 2006  ·  4 Comments

The Palestinian Authority health care system is collapsing, and the culprit is not a decade of rampant PA corruption, terrorist policies or an ingrained refusal to compromise and make peace.

No, the villain in this story is none other than Israel, according to the less-than-objective Physicians for Human Rights organization. Continue reading »