Nobody can say what Ariel Sharon's true motives are concerning the disengagement. Whatever people say is speculation. It is not likely that his motives have anything to do with the Greek Islands Affair of which the court found him not guilty.
Speculation that is more realistic would be the pressure that the Bush Administration has put on
It is very unlikely that Sharon – the father of the settlement movement - would do such an about turn on his ideology had there not been the full weight of
It is likely that he seeks a place in history when his tenure as prime minister ends. A leopard never changes his spots; he may cause them to be fainter.