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    • Nelson
    • 17.11.09 | 22:33 (IST)

    It’s been 16 years since the Oslo Peace Accords, with numerous attempts and efforts from the Israelis, Palestinians, United States, European Union and the Arab League to bring to bear a two state solution. Although, one side will blame the other for this, the truth is both the Palestinians and Israelis are equally to blame for this failure. This disappointment is partially due to the many mistakes that were made along the way, but also due to the fact that the two state solution is a very ambitious idea since its repercussions bring about unacceptable compromises to both sides. However, all of these reasons are irrelevant at this point. What is relevant is that the two state solution has failed and the hope brought about by it has only caused more bloodshed and violence and has caused a worse situation than 16 years ago. Not to mention the fact that, day by day, two states are becoming more and more difficult to achieve due to the reality on the ground with the weakening of the PA and.

    from the article: Abbas: Only solution is to declare Palestinian state
    First published 11:31 17.11.09 | Last updated 11:56 25.11.09
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