The “movements in the right direction” taken last week by Benjamin Netanyahu and the new
Netanyahu’s yielding attitude is an obvious outcome of US pressures;
Netanyahu’s promise to ‘freeze’ settlement building comes on the conditions that current building be carried through and that
On the Palestinian front people may be toying with the idea of recognition of
The chance of Israel-Palestine talks at the UN General Assembly later in the month is slim and in my opinion, even if talks do take place, progress towards peace will continue to be impeded as long as concessions are only made on the basis of self-interested horse-trading.