Monday, August 22, 2005


The New Yorker's editor David Remnick writes cogently about Israel's Getting Out of Gaza.

He correctly concludes:

In the nineteen-nineties, the era of the Oslo accords, a dream persisted of imminent peace—a state for the Palestinians, security and recognition for the Israelis. The Gaza disengagement makes plain the distance between that dream and its reality, and how traumatic it is to conduct earthly politics where so much is sacred to so many.

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