HA’ARETZ 1. BUSH IN BRUSSELS: TERRITORIAL CONTIGUITY FOR PALESTINIAN STATE. Bush speech: Negotiations – Achieving Israeli-Palestinian agreement tops list of priorities. Palestinians – “State with scattered territory won’t last,” US President made clear. Settlements – Demanded that Israel freeze all settlements in territories. Arab countries – Called to “refrain from incitement and establish diplomatic relations with Israel.” 2. BARAK ATTACKS AGAIN: SHARON FAMILY CORRUPT TO THE CORE. 3. MAZUZ VS. FEIGLIN. Attorney General appeals to High Court of Justice to rescind decision Likud member’s crimes of incitement to rebellion have no disgrace. 4. AHEAD OF BUDGET: SHINUI HARDENING POSITIONS. PM Sharon’s Bureau shooting in all directions in order to achieve majority ahead of Knesset vote on budget. HATZOFEH 1. Likud loyalists: In the end, Sharon will divide Jerusalem. BARAK: SHARON FAMILY CORRUPT TO THE CORE. Former Labor Party PM harshly criticized Sharon in television interview. Likud loyalists attacked Sharon yesterday for misleading nation and called for referendum. Weisglass: Settlers received good offer. 2. POLICE COMMISSIONER: “18,000 POLICE PERSONNEL WILL PARTICIPATE IN EVACUATION.” 3. OC AIR FORCE: “MUST PREPARE TO BOMB IRAN.” 4. BUSH: PALESTINIAN STATE MUST BE CONTIGUOUS. MA’ARIV 1. Thus Yesha Council plans to disrupt evacuation. SETTLERS’ ARMY. Goal: Foil evacuation of settlements. Plan: Military-style special body to carry out initiated actions. Aspiration: Reserve brigadier-general will command staff. Senior Yesha official: We haven’t abandoned political struggle. YEDIOT AHRONOT 1. (…). CRIME BLIGHT. (…). 2. BARAK: SHARON FAMILY CORRUPT TO THE CORE. Former PM in unprecedented attack. Sharon confidants: “Barak is manipulator who will do anything to return to spotlight.” ______________________________ SUMMARY OF EDITORIALS FROM THE HEBREW PRESS Hatzofeh believes out that although Israel has received many promises from the US about the final settlement with the Palestinians, promises can be broken, and adds that, “Gush Katif residents can today present Sharon with a bunch of promises he made a year ago, where he compared Netzarim to Ashkelon, and now he is denying his promises.” The editors ask why President Bush would feel the need to keep his promises if Prime Minister Sharon can’t keep his. Yediot Ahronot comments on the increased crime rate in Israel. Yediot Ahronot, in its second editorial, argues that the Left wing is mistaken in its opposition to a referendum since it would have the support of the Likud leadership. BPI-info