[E]ach side in this dispute has stopped listening to the complaints and the accusations of the other. Many Israelis now firmly believe that the Palestinians are not serious about two states; the Palestinians feel the same way about the Israelis. As a result, each is appealing to a foreign audience in hopes of bringing pressure on the other.
Friday, November 27, 2009
Black Friday Indeed In The Holy Land
Ethan Bronner believes Middle East peace talks won't resume soon, since Israel really isn't suspending West Bank settlement construction and the Palestinians really aren't tamping down violence against Israel: