Hard Questions, Tough Answers
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Americans For Peace Now
by Yossi Alpher - June 12, 2008 - 3:38pm

Q. Last week, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas seemingly dropped his preconditions and invited Hamas to renew negotiations over a unity government. Why?  

Israel To Seek Gaza Peace Deal
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from International Herald Tribune
by Isabel Kershner - June 12, 2008 - 3:36pm

JERUSALEM: The Israeli security cabinet voted Wednesday to pursue an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire with Palestinian militant groups in Gaza, while leaving open the possibility of a military offensive should the truce talks fail. "The security cabinet decided this morning to support Egyptian efforts to achieve calm in the south and end the daily targeting of Israeli civilians by the terrorists in Gaza," said Mark Regev, a spokesman for the prime minister.

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