Wednesday, January 28, 2009
The senator will need all the skill and patience he brought to the Northern Irish peace process. But Hamas must be at the table
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 27 January 2009
".....In a peace process, the goal must be an inclusive agreement that is acceptable to all sides, is doable, deliverable and sustainable. That means enemies and opponents creating space for each other. It means engaging in real conversations and seeking real solutions. It means accepting that dialogue is crucial and that means recognising the right of the Palestinian people to choose their own leaders, their own representatives.
The Israeli government and other governments have to talk to Hamas......"