FILE - This Tuesday, May 17, 2005 file picture released by the Israeli Government Press Office shows Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon looks at the area of the coastal strip of Nitzanim north of the... more 
FILE - This Tuesday, May 17, 2005 file picture released by the Israeli Government Press Office shows Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon looks at the area of the coastal strip of Nitzanim north of the Gaza Strip on a tour of the Nitzanim area which was proposed as the possible site for the relocation of thousands of Jewish settlers after their evacuation from the Gaza Strip. The contours of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal are clear, we are told. If only the two sides would finally summon up the vision, the will and the courage, then the outcome is largely preordained, it is said: Two states roughly along the pre-1967 borders with Jerusalem as a shared capital and some elegant solution for the Palestinian refugees.This attractive notion of an inevitable eventual result has been around for decades in the diplomatic community _ a deterministic hypothesis that has survived repeated failures by the sides to make the final leap. And the issue is relevant again, with Secretary of State John Kerry having coaxed Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the bargaining table anew, in talks set to begin in Washington this week. (AP Photo/Avi Ohayon/Government Press Office, File) ISRAEL OUT less 
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