Negotiations serve no purpose Peter SM because Israel is in breach of 242 every day and as the much stronger party is determined to keep it that way. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 19.01.11 | 21:20 (IST)

    242 stresses the 'inadmissibility of acquisition of territory by force'. Israel in direct contravention of that has attempted to aqcuire as much territory as possible by force by settling it. The USA's insistence on negotiation just leaves Israel as the much stronger party, rejecting any fair deal. It's like Western insistence on negotiations in the Bosnian War allowed the serbs, as the much stronger party to do whatever they wanted. Peace will eventually be imposed, as it was in Bosnia, because there can be no fair negotiatiosn where one party is far stronger.

    from the article: Arab nations submit draft UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements
    First published 19:32 19.01.11 | Last updated 22:26 19.01.11
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