A Test for Palestinians, An Opportunity for Peace

The New York Times ran a strongly worded editorial today, “A Real Test for Palestinians“, challenging the Palestinians to commit to a genuine ceasefire.  It had even stronger words, though, for the United States, calling for President Bush and Secretary Rice to capitalize on deteriorating conditions in the Territories and pave the way for dialogue between the Israelis and Palestinians.

“Working with the Europeans and moderate Arab states — all desperate to see Washington engage — the administration should take the lead in trying to negotiate a cease-fire and a prisoner exchange… Washington should push for a quick resumption of peace talks.”

Read the full editorial here.

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