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    • 23.01.11 | 02:46 (IST)

    The Palestinians might and should say: We have accepted the Bush Roadmap and are willing to go with it. But phase #1 of the Roadmap was that Israel stops all construction in the West Bank and remove all illegal settlements. Israel should fulfill this obligation and then we will agree to have a state and negotiate over the borders. What would Netanyahu do then? Our weakling of a leader was was unable to stop construction for 3 miserable months, so this idea of following the Roadmap is much worse for him. (Incidentally, the Palestinians did fulfill their phase #1 obligations, to improve the security situation for Israel.)

    from the article: A provisional Palestinian state is Netanyahu's best bet
    First published 01:20 23.01.11 | Last updated 01:20 23.01.11
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