Letters: Apr. 29, 2002

Season of Revenge

"How can Arafat and Sharon possibly settle anything when their hatred of each other goes back so very many years?"' DIANE BONNETT Calgary, Alta.

The Palestinian-Israeli conflict has reached a sorry impasse [WORLD, April 8]. The cycle of violence keeps repeating itself because neither the disputants nor the U.S. mediators have the courage or vision to come up with a just and feasible solution. What's needed is a leader of the caliber and courage of a De Gaulle or a Clement Atlee (the post-World War II Prime Minister of Britain). The sooner such a leader emerges, the better...

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