I hardly call that site a news site. It is probably better classified as a blog where someone who has an axe to grid is trying to build a case for hatred. If you don't believe me start clicking some of the links. ie if you buy this then maybe you buy something else more blatant. I don't believe that the US should be taking a stance pro or against Isreal. I do believe that all the Infatada has produced is a democratic government in Isreal that has very little hope of negotiating peace. The Isreali government around 2000 was far more likely to have produced a solution. I have not to date seen a PLO government that I believe is truely committed to peace. There may be some truth to the fact that you have to be a terrorist to be taken seriously in their politics. (Quote from one of their leaders).
To solve this problem there needs to be true guts from someone who is able to solve the problem. The Isrealis should pull back as much as they politically can in their own country and build a fence and wait for things to calm down enough that peace can be achieved. They are doing this to some extent but the fence is not in the right place. They should have built it along the peace accord border. ie thumb their noses and say we are doing the right thing regardless of lack of PLO cooperation. The PLO should immediately renounce all terrorism and police against it or negotiate a peace among themselves for two years. Then appeal to the international community to move the border back to the accord. Watch how fast Palestine support would grow in all areas of the world if they did that. It leaves Isreal without a leg to stand on. I think you also might be surprised how fast Isreal elects a government to implement the accord. Being a democracy they can turn on a election like the US is likely to whenever Bush's mandate is up. The PLO doesn't have that ability to change leadership which is a weakness. Both sides have the ability to unilaterally end this now with strong leadership. Neither at this point has the political will or the plan to do it. So they are both guilty. Isreal has the slight advantage here because they are a `democracy` and in fact the government has to appear to be doing something or else they will be gone. Possibly that is why Sharon is building the fence and pulling back settlements. Possibly it is that he truely wants peace. I personally don't think what Sharon is doing is enough but it is the best hope we have at the moment. Fanning hated on either side certainly will not promote peace. Possbily labour will return to government in Isreal and build the fence in the right place in a few years. Both sides are accused of doing bad things and likely at least some of it is true. Trying to paint one heavily over the other is a waste of time. I will openly admit I am more supportive of democratic or quasi-democratic governments because they are more in tune with the will of the people. Remember aparthied fell in an election. Not by terrorism or violent opposition. - bfn - JAW ------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor --------------------~--> Yahoo! Domains - Claim yours for only $14.70 http://us.click.yahoo.com/Z1wmxD/DREIAA/yQLSAA/FGYolB/TM --------------------------------------------------------------------~-> Biofuel at Journey to Forever: http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel.html Biofuels list archives: http://infoarchive.net/sgroup/biofuel/ Please do NOT send Unsubscribe messages to the list address. To unsubscribe, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/biofuel/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/