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    • WHG
    • 26.04.10 | 22:58 (IDT)

    Abbas appears to be a man of great integrity which actually puts him at a bit of a a disadvantage in dealing with Israel which doesn't seem too interested in that particular virtue. The excessive generosity the US has paid to Israel has left it with a wholly spoiled mentality. Any final deal between the Palestinians and Israel will necessarily allow Israel to keep many of the illegal West Bank settlements that its "fact-on-the-ground" policy have made impossible to evacuate. Thus any final settlement will leave israel with this forever stain on reputation.

    from the article: Abbas: I don't want to declare unilateral statehood
    First published 21:30 26.04.10 | Last updated 22:52 26.04.10
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