No, Robert, it isn't - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Smith
    • 09.04.12 | 03:04 (IDT)

    a position that the world would accept, because it's a biased position. It forgives the crimes committed by Israel - namely the transfer of an occupier's population into occupied land, a violation of Geneva Conventions. So, no the fair position is to drop the demand that Israel be recognised as a "Jewish" state as this would only serve to marginalise, and make second-class the Arab citizens of Israel. The fair position is to demand that Israel dismantle all settlements, tear down the Apartheid Wall, and return to 1967 borders. THAT is a position the world would accept.

    from the article: Abbas to Netanyahu: Respond favorably to Palestinian peace plan or we return to UN
    First published 00:37 09.04.12 | Last updated 00:37 09.04.12
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