His working principle was this: if he built the groundwork for a Palestinian state then Israel would allow that state to emerge from decades of occupation. He built that groundwork and.... Israel showed not the slightest inclination to end this endless occupation. Therefore his entire strategy was flawed, and so there was no point in him continuing.
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