What will pulling out of Gaza provide? Steve makes a great observation (as usual):
Israelis won’t have to deal with 1.5 million Palestinians who, by and large it seems, want them dead. The security situation might degrade ever-so-slightly, but the Excedrin Factor just dropped several notches. And that’s no small something for a country that’s been at war for virtually all of its 58-year existence.
The other thing Sharon has accomplished is to maybe, just maybe, force some of the Palestinian leadership to act like grownups. The PA