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    • Alloptionsonthtetable
    • 25.05.11 | 14:49 (IDT)

    What I think most interesting is the idea that Jerusalem is left off the table. The Founding Fathers of the USA left slavery off the table during the formation of our Union. Otherwise, it would have cause a rift that would not have preserved the Union. In this case, it would have to be both States that left Jerusalem off the table. In the case of the US, it was eventually decided during a vicious civil war, which doesn't need to be the case here as both of these parties will be members of the UN and able to utilize that forum to the benefit of peace. Once Palestine is a member this September, there will be much better prospects for peace than the one Nation State at the table ever delivered. As evidenced by Netanyooho's speech, and the reaction from the US congress, we are definitely not a neutral party to broker peace.

    from the article: Netanyahu wasted his chance to present a vision for peace
    First published 00:57 25.05.11 | Last updated 00:57 25.05.11
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