An Imposed Peace Wouldn't Lead to Real Peace - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dan
    • 20.03.10 | 19:25 (IST)

    Ambassador Oren is right that an imposed peace wouldn't work. If the U.S. imposed a peace settlement on Israel, the Palestinians wouldn't need to make any concessions of their own and would just wait to see their demands forced on Israel. Their demands would increase until a one-state solution replaced a two-state solution and Israel would be no more. The only way for a lasting Israeli-Palestinian peace is if both sides - Israel and the Palestinians - make the necessary concessions to reach an agreement, not Israel alone.

    from the article: Israel's U.S. envoy: 'No one can force us to make peace'
    First published 16:57 20.03.10 | Last updated 02:51 21.03.10
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