Originally Posted by Direckshun
Nope, symbolism is very important.
But that's all recognition is. Symbolic. It doesn't change anything on the ground by itself.
The only thing that's important in this regard is whether or not Israel believes that the palestinians want a two-state peace. If they aren't convinced, then no peace can be had.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will