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    • Johnboy
    • 16.11.09 | 04:00 (IST)

    If Abbas dissolves the PA then Israel has to take up all the slack of paying for the occupation, and Israel: a) doesn't have the money, and b) doesn't have the political will Israel has been running an occupation on the cheap for the last 10 years, and that is the major reason why Israel can AFFORD to be so smug about its "commitments". And one way or the other that option is about to be taken away from her, and not before time. If Israel is ever going to end this occupation then it is going to be because this occupation **hurts**, and nothing will hurt Bibi more than a hit to the wallet.

    from the article: Would Israel accept a state-and-a-half solution?
    First published 02:07 16.11.09 | Last updated 15:42 16.11.09
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