A tad unfair to the 'one-staters' - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Colin Wright
    • 13.04.10 | 11:12 (IDT)

    You manage to portray advocates of the one-state solution as somehow diabolical opponents of peace. I don't think that's very fair. My flavor of the one-state solution appeals to me because it is the one solution that is both just in some sense and doesn't involve the massive dispossession that would be necessary to realize it in any other sense. In other words, I can see the 'single secular state' solution. Others at the other extreme have an argument of their own. 'Israel is Palestine is the land of the Jews,' in a nutshell. I disagree with that completely -- but I see their reasoning. Ironically, the one solution that isn't just no matter how one looks at it is to allot 22% but only 22% to the Palestinians. Either they're entitled to an equal place in all of it, or they're entitled to none of it. You might be able to prove you have title to my house. It's highly unlikely you can show that you have title to the front bedroom and the front bedroom only.

    from the article: How to tell when a Mideast Expert is lying
    First published 15:28 12.04.10 | Last updated 22:10 13.04.10
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