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    • GvH
    • 20.05.11 | 23:53 (IDT)

    Even though Obama's reference to 1967 was couched in terms of a land swap (so as to allow some major settlements to be kept within Israel), it is now crystal clear that Netanyahu is hell-bent to continue settlers' project of annexing what he still refers to as "Judea and Samaria" (code words for permanent occupation or annexation). I am one of those who believe that Netanyahu (and most of his predecessors since 1967) is not, and never was, serious about a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders. This situation is unsustainable and can only lead to a bloody disaster for both Palestine and Israel, one for which Israel will bear the main responsibility.

    from the article: Netanyahu tells Obama: Israel cannot go back to the 1967 borders
    First published 20:32 20.05.11 | Last updated 20:32 20.05.11
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