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    • dick bernstein
    • 01.02.14 | 01:34 (IST)

    Actually there are 2 solutions for peace with the Palestinians. They need their civil war to determine who speaks for most of them. Number 2 would be when they are so choked by settlements and settlement blocks that they finally accept the crumbs. The Jewish State had 3 civil wars: (1) was in 1948 when the Yishuv forced Begin's group to lay down their weapons and wear loyalty to the Jewish State. (2) In the 1970's when Begin's rightists forced the State to change to a privatized, capitalistic society. (3) In 2013 when the government forced the religious parasites to either enter the work force or join the armed forces. So, Israel in the near and distant future can't lose to the Palestinians in a conventional war. Let the Palestinians finally have their own civil and then finally there might be a tiny, marginalized Palestinian demilitarized mini-state somewhere between the Jordan River and ?

    from the article: Senior Palestinian official: If reports about contents of Kerry's framework deal are true, there's no deal
    First published 07:15 31.01.14 | Last updated 01:40 31.01.14
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