Combatants in the January war have quickly organized to rebut a 112-page booklet of soldier testimonies criticizing Israeli policy that was released Wednesday.
Frederic C. Hof, author of a March report suggesting an environmental preserve and other initiatives in the disputed Golan Heights, is meeting with Israeli officials.
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Its support base dropped to 19 percent after the war; many blame the Hamas-Fatah standoff for their plight. Egypt hosts the rivals for a final round of reconciliation talks July 25.
The former president met with Israeli settlers as well as top Hamas leaders on a week-long tour of the region that wrapped up Tuesday in Gaza.
But a future Palestine must be 'demilitarized,' and the Jewish settlements won't be halted, Israel's leader says.
Many Israelis see the president's decision to bypass Jerusalem as part of a broader shift in US priorities in the region.
Looking to increase security, Israel dropped leaflets last week warning residents to stay at least 1,000 feet from the border or risk being shot.