Peace Talk's Cheap

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JERUSALEM: Benjamin Netanyahu is doing nothing to quiet fears that his election will mean the end of the peace process. At first, the new Israeli prime minister sounded conciliatory Tuesday when he announced that he would pursue negotiations with Syria, Lebanon and other Arab countries with no preconditions for peace. But in the next breath, Netanyahu rendered his own promise meaningless: he said any agreement with Syria would involve Israel retaining control of the Golan Heights, that his government is opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state and that he will expand Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. Says TIME State Department correspondent Dean Fischer: "If Netanyahu won't consider trading land for peace -->