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    • Mark ben Josef
    • 19.04.11 | 11:24 (IDT)

    In 1948, Israel did not wait. It declared its state. It did not wait on those who would deny independence and sovereignty. Israel under Netanyahu is unwilling to allow independence or sovereignty to Palestine. He won't even allow his "negotiators" to touch, open or read or listen to PA proposals on borders and security. He wants talks that lead to more talks, ad infinitum. Netanyahu's path will not lead to anything except the status quo and demands for one-state citizenship which the Israeli right will deny. Nobody is going to recognize any push to move Palestinians or affiliate them with Egypt or Jordan, no matter how hard anybody wishes. Reality can be harsh. Israel needs to find a way to recognize reality.

    from the article: Report: Quartet may formally recognize Palestinian state if peace talks not renewed
    First published 10:41 19.04.11 | Last updated 10:41 19.04.11
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