Is this the straw that breaks the camel's back, and ends the idea - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 18.11.09 | 14:33 (IST)

    Is this the straw that break's the camel's back, and ends the idea of creating two states out of Palestine? It seems it might be. And the people of the world are losing patience with the endless delay in settling what happens to Palestine, and are not likely to tolerate more ethnic cleansing. So, it looks like the borders of Palestine have become the defacto borders of Israael, and now the question is, how does Israel treat all the people who live within it. Full mobility for all, or something like the Group Areas Act? Full rights for all, or a two or three tiered level of citizenship? The right of return for all, or discrimination on the basis of religion? And if the answer is always the second, how long do you think Israel will remain a favoured nation with Nato countries?

    from the article: EU, Obama: Settlement construction could threaten peace progress
    First published 13:41 18.11.09 | Last updated 11:57 25.11.09
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