Like the Jews themselves, gifts from the Jews had to be destroyed. Security forces stormed the rooftop and arrested settlers without any violence. A September 15, survey published in Maariv showed that:. They went house to house, ordering settlers to leave and breaking down the doors of those who did not. The Israeli right says it has been proved correct: The Demise of the Two-State Solution.
The struggle between Likud and Kadima reshaped the political map and remains key.
Shadow of Israel's pullout from Gaza hangs heavy 10 years on
On August 10, in his first speech before the Knesset following his resignation, Netanyahu spoke of the necessity for Knesset members to oppose the proposed disengagement. On October 11, at the opening of the Knesset winter session, Sharon outlined his plan to start legislation for the disengagement in the beginning of November. During the operation, soldiers went into settlers' homes and presented them with removal decrees. The question remains unanswered given Sharon's stroke and subsequent coma in January But stranger things have happened, as the city of Dubai shows. Although Sharon was initially opposed to withdrawing from the Philadelphi Route, he relented after legal advisers told him that it was impossible to declare Israel had fully withdrawn from the Gaza Strip so long as it controlled the border with Egypt. While all settlements are regarded as illegal under international law, Israel expects to keep those blocs in any final peace agreement.