From: Subject: Date: April 21, 2005 3:53:51 PM CDT Hankblog

Thursday, April 15, 2004

Israel continued

Norbizness has linked to this post from the Head Heeb (an explanation of his handle is here). The Head Heeb doesn't think that the proposal by Sharon I mentioned yesterday is all that bad. Flawed yes, but he reads it as allowing more wiggle room than Billmon did.

Still another take is offered by Josh at Talking Points Memo. He seems to take the matter as closer to Billmon's interpretation.

I don't pretend to know a lot about the Israeli/Palestinian situation. There's a lot of complex issues involved, and I am only now getting around to dipping my toes in the water. But there's a lot of food for thought between these three posts.

Update 4/15/04 1148 CST: DailyKos also takes a very negative look at the Sharon proposal...

Okay, so the Arab world is supposed to trust our intentions in Iraq (and everywhere else in the world) while we basically choose a side so drastically regarding the Israeli/Palestinian conflict?

Hearts and minds my ass.