Annapolis Peace Conference

This entry was posted in History on by .

-Sarah Honig scores the idea of making generous offers to “perfidious Abbas� and labels the notion that “his current powerlessness qualifies him as a suitable peace-partner� as “official topsy-turviness.� (The Jerusalem Post)

-Many mainstream pro-Israel groups and leaders are hesitant to embrace the upcoming Annapolis conference, even as “peace process opponents mount a well-financed campaign to undermine public support for the conference�. (The Jewish Week)

-And indeed, Debra DeLee wonder why “Hardly any mainstream American Jewish organization is publicly endorsing Israel’s efforts to bolster its security through peace.� (The Jewish Week)

-Gideon Levy argues that the world will judge whether Israel really wants peace by her actions at the Annapolis summit. (Haaretz)

-Yoel Marcus sees little prospects of progress at Annapolis: “It will be a forum not for negotiations, but for speeches… An agreement to which only half the Palestinian people are committed will not be worth the paper it is written on.� (Haaretz)

-Shmuel Rosner sees the conference as being drive by a “fear of failure.� (Haaretz)

-Can Olmert make compromises with regard to Jerusalem without shattering his ruling coalition? (The Jerusalem Post)

Posted on November 1, 2007

Note: The opinions expressed here are the personal views of the author. All comments on MyJewishLearning are moderated. Any comment that is offensive or inappropriate will be removed. Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy