Eve of Destruction

All hell is breaking loose in the Middle East once again.  To trace the hostilities back to the beginning, we'd have to go back thousands of years.  There is no right (as in correct) side here.  As for this current round of fighting, I don't know where it started.  But Ha'aretz, the biggest and oldest newspaper in Israel, is reporting that Israeli peace activist Gershon Baskin, founder of the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information, was working on a permanent truce agreement between Israel and Hamas.  He was working directly with Hamas leader Ahmed Jabari, to whom he had delivered [...]