Re: “Peace may never be at hand in the Middle East” (Eugene Robinson column, 7-22).
Robinson must be ignorant of the goals and aims of Hamas. They have stated repeatedly that Israel will be wiped off the map, and they are not interested in dialogue with the Israelis or the United States regarding a peace agreement.
They have demanded concessions in the past, and what did Israel do to promote a peace agreement? Israel evacuated all Israelis who lived there and turned it over to the Palestinians. And what have the Palestinians done? They used Gaza as a rocket …