Joel, the entire Middle East offered Israel peace in 2002 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    Israel spurned the honourable Arab League peace plan of 2002. The Palestinians have rights in Palestine, indeed aboriginal rights, which are honourable. No peace is possible until Israel acknowledges those rights, which include sovereign ownership of the land. Israel's rights end at the 1967 armistice line, the "Green Line". Beyond that line, Israelis are occupiers, and worse. The ball has been in Israel's court since 1967. Israeli pretensions of playing fair ignore the fact that the ball is still in their court. The world is not fooled. Play fair, and you will get a fair deal. The Saudi plan was more than generous, and is the last straw, the last and best deal Israel can hope for. While it lasts. Don't push it. You will lose.

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