Thursday, May 04, 2006

Same Speech, Different Views

Compare the stories written in Ha'aretz and the Jersualem Post on Olmert's recent policy speech.

First paragraph:

Ha'aretz: Olmert: Settler blocs to be part of Israel forever

Interim Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, setting out government policy guidelines as he presented his new government for Knesset approval on Thursday, said that major settlenent blocs in the West Bank will be part of the sovereign state of Israel forever.

JPost: Olmert: Isolated settlements put Israel in danger
Incoming Prime Minister Ehud Olmert laid out his vision for Israel's future borders in a major policy speech to the Knesset on Thursday, saying that settlements in Judea and Samaria put Israel in danger. He said however, that Israel would maintain control over large settlement blocs forever.