#199 Marking David's report card Part 1 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Johnboy
    • 02.05.07 | 06:14 (IDT)

    Comments will have to be brief, but I will try to set homework for David: DT: "Presidential letters don`t matter unless backed up by legislative bodies" THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE EXCHANGE Madrid, 1991, Israel refused to accept that (a) there is a "Palestinian people" or (b) the PLO represents anyone. End result: Pals included in Jordanian delegation, and Jordan was empowered to sign on their behalf Exchange of Letters, 1993: Israel recognizes both (a) there is a "Palestinian people" and (b) the PLO is their sole representative Oslo, 1993: Israel and the PLO sign accord. Conclusion: The letters were binding on both parties, removing Jordan's legal authority and vesting it in the PLO. Score: David gets an "F" Homework: write a 1,000 word essay on the topic: "How recognition of the PLO was a prerequisite to making the PLO signature on the Olso Accords legally binding upon the Palestinians."

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