"The current crop of Israeli leaders may still share the vision of their ancestors, but the majority of Israelis and Palestinians desire a different future—which can best be achieved in a just and equitable two-state solution. The path that Netanyahu continues to take is making that impossible. By pursuing the vision of his father's generation, still seeing Palestinians as "Red Indians" to be corralled and tamed in "reservations", he is only paving the way for conflicts yet to come."
"With the Israelis threatening yet another "final" showdown; some Palestinian groups threatening "big surprises" yet to come; and the U.S. Congress giving its unconditional support to Israel, under-cutting the Administration's more cautious support of the right of self-defense while urging restraint on all sides - it appears we may be "off to the races" - with no lessons learned and new realities ignored. God save us from our folly."