Israeli politicians have convinced themselves and the people that elected them that Palestinians can and should have a "state" that has none of the characteristics of any state, either in the USA or anywhere else in the world. A state with no sovereignty and no independence and less military power than Oklahoma or Arkansas, less even than New York City. Indeed, Netanyahu has proposed that the Palestinians have less autonomy than the Ogalala Sioux or Spokane Indians or the remnants of the Cherokee.
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from the article: Coldly considering the unthinkable