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    • arik
    • 09.11.09 | 13:53 (IST)

    If the PA is dissolved and Palestine relinquishes the right to be a separate state, then the land, its people and its institutions become part of the occupying nation, Israel - which also has a legal duty to provide free and fair electoral representation. Not so clear to me, but it would be a very intersting move from the Palestinians to do that. Actually they should have done it long time before, because at first sight, it looks like a win-win situation. So......why they did not do it? Are they so worried to keep the Zionist state alive ? Moreover another question for you. Why they didn't launch civic resistance a la Ghandi instead of terrorism. Actually that would have worked better for them. Something irrational..isn't it? The same irrationality was not accepting partition, the Peel commission proposals and not accepting Clinton proposals in 2000. Maybe.... Israel can still "trust" the palestinians...

    from the article: Abbas wants Obama guarantee for East Jerusalem freeze
    First published 00:57 09.11.09 | Last updated 11:15 09.11.09
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