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A road map to what, exactly?

Reader comment on item: "A Shot at Peace": Can the U.S. Enforce the "Road Map"

Submitted by Alain Jean-Mairet (Switzerland), Jul 9, 2003 at 05:57

You seem to imply that there is not the slightest chance to see the Palestinians renounce to use violence. And you are saying that we should not accept any such incident. Isn't it a rather narrow and pessimistic view of the situation? You may very well be right, but are you right to say it?
Well, I guess so. If you are right, then the best, right now, is to strengthen the rope, to raise the pressure. But still. All those efforts for so little results, and with so little expectations. The road map is a toy, a message in a bottle, a prayer in the wind. Nothing. Is that really all there is?
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