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    • Jake in Jerusalem
    • 08.01.13 | 22:11 (IST)

    Palestine was divided in the early 20th century between the East Bank which was designated to be an Arab state and the West Bank for a Jewish state. The Arabs, always absolutist, rejected that plan and demanded EVERYTHING. So the British re-divided the Jewish West Bank into Jewish and Arab parts. The Arabs still wanted more. They still do. Until the Arabs accept their 78% as enough (and much more than they really deserve) there will be no peace. Quit blaming Israel.

    from the article: Livni: In order to safeguard Israel as a Jewish state we must divide it
    First published 17:03 08.01.13 | Last updated 13:43 08.01.13
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