[blockquote]Israel has ceased acting like a responsible nation and a nation of God and is promoting slaughter of a people who should share their land. Palenstine is spurning Israeli efforts at peace and propogates violence and suffering, a people of God itself, yet even the words of the prophet fall on their deaf ears. Do not hope there will be a change. Despair that it will not come soon enough.[/blockquote] The situation and tension in the Middle East has for many years centered on the conflict between Palestine and Israel, two nations that claim certain areas of land as their own. What are your views on the land rights? Violence: who is worse? Is a compromise even an option anymore? Will a peace treaty be little more than a paper shield? Your opinions?