Agence Global - Article
A Middle East Regime Needing Change
by Patrick Seale
...The problem does not lie with Israeli public opinion but with the present configuration of Israeli politics. Israel’s leadership is paralysed by the blocking strength of right-wing, ultra-nationalist forces, which threaten to bring down the government and demand the immediate cessation of talks with the Palestinians, if they go beyond empty, time-wasting exchanges.
This is what makes it impossible for Olmert to move boldly in the direction of peace. Hence the urgent need for regime change....