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    • Yvon Veilleux
    • 29.12.09 | 15:53 (IST)

    To me the question should be : how long do you want to stay at war to come back to these territories ? It's pretty clear that over time both arabics and jews occupied these. It's pretty clear that over time, boths population suffered. It's also clear that some people from both comunities committed terrible crimes. I see a big problems in an interpretation solely based on ethnicity. If one jew commit a crime, should this mean all jews are criminals ? I don't think so. But, if one's hope is for an homogeneus state, a one ethnic only state, there will be problems. On the other hand, everyone know that a single state for both arabics and jews will condemn jews to minority over time. So, pretty much everyone see that a two state solution is the only issue. And, according to this, settlement in the West Bank is clearly an other way to stage war, an other way to try to get the most out of a future peace agreement. Still, I can feel how huge would be the price of peace...

    from the article: Comment / Settlement freeze is like racial segregation in U.S.
    First published 01:46 29.12.09 | Last updated 11:23 29.12.09
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