Vysněná mapa Středního východu

Nedávný tlak prezidenta George W. Bushe ve věci takzvané ,,cestovní mapy" Středního východu je vítaný a skutečnost, že ji přijal jak Izrael, tak Palestinci je dobrým znamením. Přesto naděje, že přinese skutečný, nikoliv jen rétorický posun směrem k usmíření zůstávají i nadále jen malé.

Důvody jsou rozmanité. Zaprvé je ona takzvaná ,,cestovní mapa" ve skutečnosti jen o málo víc než výčet přání ohledně toho, co se musí udělat, než bude dosaženo míru mezi Izraelem a Palestinci. Jedná se o vznešený soubor cílů, který se ovšem občas zdá být vzdálený politické skutečnosti regionu.

Cestovní mapa například správně uznává, že izraelsko-palestinský konflikt nelze vyřešit ve vzduchoprázdnu - je třeba vzít do úvahy regionální ohledy. Plán vyzývá k dalekosáhlým izraelským ústupkům: odchodu ze Západního břehu a z Gazy, zrušení osad, kompromisu ohledně Jeruzaléma.

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