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A Flicker Of Hope As Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Set For Monday

posted on July 29, 2013

Michael Schwartz and Ashley Fantz of CNN report that as Israelis and Palestinians return to the negotiating table in Washington, a flicker of hope emerged as Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu successfully orchestrated the release of 104 Palestinian prisoners. Many Israelis opposed the release, asking why they needed to concede in order to get Palestine to the negotiating table. Netanyahu said, “[T]here are moments in which tough decisions must be made for the good of the country, and this is one of those moments.”

Read at CNN