It's difficult to close down an organization that's about to be absorbed by a bigger entity. Now imagine what it must be like to close down a country. The to-do list is monumental.
The left and right have come together to oppose U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Can a similar alliance be forged to reduce Pentagon spending?
Every Israeli leader, at every round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, has called for a demilitarized Palestinian state. It is fortunate then that this something Palestinians have already agreed to.