Make Palestine a fait-accompli - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • William
    • 13.11.09 | 03:50 (IST)

    i agree with the message conveyed here. Palestine will never see the day through negotiations with israel. after 42 years it is clear that israel has no intention of relinquishing the west bank or east jerusalem, settlements are the case in point. A unilateral declaration of independance of palestine within the 67 borders may be required to get the ball rolling in that direction. Israel will never be ready to take down the settlements thus never ready to make peace. Palestine on the other hand could incorporate the settlements within its borders allow the settlers to become equal palestinian citizens, thus eliminating the settlement question. That would be a game changer

    from the article: Abbas must unilaterally declare Palestinian state
    First published 01:45 13.11.09 | Last updated 17:44 14.11.09
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