Truce or ConsequencesFebruary 13, 2006 17:01 by BackSpin Editor
According to AP, Hamas is offering Israel a long-term truce in exchange for reciprocity:
Hamas, while adhering to its violent ideology, has voiced willingness to agree to a long-term truce if Israel reciprocates.
Not exactly. Hamas continues to make it’s long-term truce offer contingent on Israel recognizing a Palestinian state in Gaza, the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem, a position AP recently labeled “pragmatic.”