Bombing a peace plan

Sharon: man of war
Before the Israeli-Palestinian conflict plunges even further into its cycle of violence, we should pause to examine one day in July when peace almost broke out. After weeks of intense discussions, diplomats from the European Union and the U.S. reached an agreement with Palestinian militant factions who agreed to issue a statement that would begin: “From this moment on, we will cease all attacks on innocent men, women and children who are noncombatants. We call on all the political organizations and the Palestinian movements to cease these attacks immediately, without hesitation or conditions.”


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