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    • Nati Hans
    • 21.02.10 | 19:04 (IST)

    While Israeli opinion is of concern, my reference to a divided house was to the rift between different factions amidst Palestinians. Israels unilateral disegagement from the Gaza Strip, along with Hamas' legitimization in the elections shortly after that, pretty much killed the peace camp in Israel. Israelis, while supportive of a two state solution, are not looking forward to the repercussions of a military disengagement from the West Bank without there being any agreements between the parties. Unilateral disengagments and proclomations are recipes for disasters. There are two many groups claiming to be the "representatives" of the Palestinian people. Without Palestinian unity and cooperation from Israel, there is little chance for a functioning state. Israel will eventually have to carry many of its settlers out kicking and screaming, as Israel did in Gaza, yet many of the settelments along the green line will remain under Israeli sovereignty.

    from the article: EU initiative: Recognition of Palestinian state by next year
    First published 02:07 21.02.10 | Last updated 09:34 21.02.10
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