Recognizing the critical need to end the Palestinian/Israeli conflict, which would contribute to security and stability in the region, the Quartet pledged to support efforts to put in place a process with the goal of ending the occupation that began in 1967 and creating an independent, democratic and viable Palestinian state, living side-by-side in peace and security with Israel, and reaffirmed its commitment to a just, lasting, and comprehensive peace based on UNSCRs 242 and 338. See the full statement here.
I find it strange how some prefer computer games, movies and other forms of fiction to the real world. But, that’s the way we humans are.
When news came that Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf had begun touring the Middle East peddling his own peace initiative, I didn’t pay much attention. Yet as the reports of his official visits began to mount, I began taking notice. Read about it here. I realized there might be something more going on.
How long can we argue with the end of the road? Once we reach the end of the road, it’s only a matter of time until circumstances take over. What will we say then?
I don’t think there’s ever been a time when so many different gospels were being preached.
Traveling close to icebergs can be dangerous. That’s because friendly looking icebergs can roll over at any time. When they roll, because most of their huge mass is hidden beneath a calm surface, the event can be surprising and violent. Well, our lull in the prophecy-related news appears over. And once again, I’m scrambling to fit the new pieces.
At my age, there can be two basic types. One type congratulates itself for all the wise financial decisions they have made. The other kicks itself for not having done a better job. I’m the latter type.