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    • 13.03.11 | 21:37 (IST)

    How does Israel ever expect to have peace when the building at illegal settlements continues, when Israel says it will not give up the Jordan valley, when Israel controls almost, if not more, than 40% of the West Bank. None of this is a recipe for peace. Will peace give the Palestinians their homeland on all the land occupied by Israel since 1967? I doubt it and I doubt that the Palestinians will completely capitulate to the demands from Israel for total surrender. The ball has been in Israel's court for decades. It is up to them to tell the world that in exchange for peace they will accept the Saudi peace plan and pull out of ALL of the territories. If not, the choice is between peace and a one-state solution.

    from the article: Barak: Israel must advance peace or face a 'diplomatic tsunami'
    First published 20:37 13.03.11 | Last updated 20:37 13.03.11
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