Палестина и Тони Блэр

ЛОНДОН – У бывшего премьер-министра Великобритании Тони Блэра есть много хороших качеств, среди которых огромное обаяние. Ему понадобятся все его умения, чтобы решить несметное количество глобальных вопросов, за которые он взялся с тех пор, как его место в офисе занял суровый преемник Гордон Браун. После управления Великобританией его первоначальной каждодневной работой было достижение мира на Ближнем Востоке, чего он добивался, помогая установлению правящих институтов палестинского государства.

С тех пор Блэр стал консультировать банки (которым нужно получить все доступные консультации в эти дни), ездить по всему миру, продвигая практичный подход к вопросу глобального потепления и изменения климата, создал фонд, чтобы помочь преодолеть расхождения между разными религиями, а также будет читать лекции в Йельском университете. Кроме того, он намеревается вернуть успех национальным командам Англии по футболу и крикету. Возможно, он сможет заниматься этим по выходным.

Однако Блэр накануне сделал полезный комментарий по ситуации в Палестине и Израиле, который заслуживает серьезного внимания. На протяжении долгих лет этой кровавой трагедии мы пытались проложить наш путь к урегулированию через укрепление доверия, или, как в случае длинного мертвого «плана», через направление обеих сторон навстречу друг другу посредством параллельных шагов к заключению договора. Некоторые наблюдатели, и не в последнюю очередь несговорчивые израильские борцы за мир, предложили другой подход.

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