Jochair, you are right. Israel can try and do whatever it wants. What it cannot do is control the reaction to its actions. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 27.10.13 | 12:25 (IST)

    The fact that according to international belief, Israeli communities beyond the green line are illegal is not something that Israel has so far been able to overturn and realistically never will. For how long Israel will be able to continue with what is viewed as an illegal occupation and for how much longer the Palestinians will continue to remain stateless is the subject of much debate. Unlike you, I do believe there will be a Palestinian state alongside Israel by the end of this decade because the diplomatic pressure for this to happen is going to increase to a point where the cost to Israel in maintaining the occupation will not be worth the price it will have to pay in so many ways.

    from the article: Israel is a prisoner to its settlements
    First published 02:38 27.10.13 | Last updated 02:38 27.10.13
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