But Michael, even if Israel left the West Bank that wouldn't bring peace. For one thing Abbas has made it very clear that the "right of return" for some 5,000,000 Palestinians to Israel proper is non negotiable. So if Israel left the West Bank, Abbas would break off negotiations until Israel agreed to that as well. And that wouldn't bring peace. Hamas (supported by so many Palestinians and so much of the world) wants Israel out of the middle east.
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