parity in power is the solution - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Esther
    • 27.08.09 | 03:35 (IDT)

    The secret enabling enemies to live together is to provide parity in power regardless of demographics. Have two states (Israel and Palestine) on the same land (Mediterranean to Jordan River). Let people live anywhere they want and be governed by their own state. Matters relating to the common economy, territory and intermingling of the populations would be dealt with by a condominium government in which both nations would have equal say. Parity in power enables each nation to have protect its citizens from domination by the other nation. Parity in power would ensure that individuals, regardless of nationality, had their fair share of land, water and other resources. Beyond parity in power, there needs to be a condominium-funded effort to bring reconciliation between the two peoples by revamping textbooks, having a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and so on. See www.parityforpeace.org.

    from the article: One-state solution is a blueprint for a nightmare
    First published 16:47 14.09.09 | Last updated 16:06 13.11.09
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