A conversation about
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At the moment there's very strong public support within
Israel for the military assault against Hezbollah in Lebanon - various polls in have put it at up to 95%, although the latest newspaper poll has it at 82%. There is a widely held conviction amongst Israelis that if they don't defend themselves, they're dead. Israel
have a choice? And what are the choices facing the nation in the foreseeable future? Is a lasting peace with its neighbours out of the question? Israel
- Isabel Kershner: Associate Editor at the Jerusalem Report; author of "Barrier: The seam of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict".
ArnoldRoth: Lawyer; father of Malki, who was killed in a suicide attack in Jerusalem; he is a passionate advocate for the victims of terrorism in . Israel
- Naomi Chazan: Professor of political science at Hebrew University; former senior member of the Israeli parliament - the Knesset - from 1992-2003; actively involved in Middle East peace negotiations for 30 years.