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Friday, August 07, 2009

Quickies

Tunnel collapse! One more killed in Rafah.

An absurd article in Foreign Affairs argues that Hamas is moderate, pragmatic and should be engaged by the West. It appears that the author doesn't read any Arabic and places his faith in Hamas op-eds in the Washington Post. Meanwhile, mainstream Palestinian Arabs are decrying Hamas for its "Islamization" of Gaza. I guess PalArabs need to read "Foreign Affairs" to understand Hamas better.

The Forward does a great takedown of Roger Cohen. (h/t EBoZ)

The Other Israel: a must-read at YNet.

Soccer Dad finds a quote that sums up the "peace process."