Mr. Dermer is the Israeli ambassador to the United States. He makes excellent points in this video posted on July 3, 2014 explaining Israel’s positions on the war in Gaza, negotiations and Hamas, et al.
The current unanimous ceasefire demands of the various Palestinian factions — which have not honored any previous Gaza ceasefires — are summarized here.
The document detailing the Palestinian conditions, which was drafted by representatives of Fatah, Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other Palestinian groups, called, among other things, for a cease-fire in return for an immediate Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources said.
The document calls for an end to Israeli “incursions, invasions, assassinations, house shelling and flights over the Gaza Strip,” the sources told the Palestinian news agency Safa.
Palestinian demands include lifting the siege, reopening the border crossings, and allowing construction material into the Gaza Strip.
The Palestinians are also demanding free…
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