Barak noted that “we (Israel) can no more negotiate a settlement with Hamas than the US can negotiate a settlement with al-Qaida.” (noted by Caroline Glick in the Jerusalem Post- 12.29.08_

Oslo, withdrawal from Lebanon in the 1980’s, the expulsion of Jews from Gaza and a host of other appeasements and accommodations to Palestinians who have never changed from a vow to destroy Israel has never brought any peace to Israel. The United Nations have done nothing but add their condemnations to the lopsided anti Zionist and anti Israel world media.