Border decisions will have to be made for success - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Stephen L
    • 20.03.10 | 01:43 (IST)

    Nearly everything (with occasional exceptions) that the US says seems well considered. Not so for Israel, but that doesn't really matter, and in fact makes it easier for the US to move to a position of something like impartiality. For all that, success can only mean borders are defined, Jerusalem principles are sorted; and the solutions to these are as we all know: Close to 67 borders with some give and take; Jerusalem as the capital of both- unless Israel wants to keep its capital in Tel Aviv. The US will push for early and definitive decisions on both. Can Netanyahu and his current motley crew deliver? The Palestinians need to grab the chance, unless they actually want a one state solution. (On this maybe Hamas does).

    from the article: Clinton: Decision to escalate row with Israel 'is paying off'
    First published 20:04 19.03.10 | Last updated 01:59 20.03.10
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