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    • michael
    • 25.03.07 | 21:35 (IST)

    the right of return is a red herring to avoid the two state solution. every serious arab negotiator knows that the right of return to israel proper will never happen and no israeli government even if peace now were to become the governmemnt will allow this right of return. an acceptable solution has been developed in the geneva accord. the issue is and has always been giving up the west bank and from the behavoir of the israeli government they are not prepared to do that under any conditions. so the stalemate will continue until there is no other solution but a one state solution which the gabes, choni, paul harris and of course hamas want. they are on the same side, both believe in transfer of populations, pity they are thinking of different population groups because they would work very well together.

    from the article: Who's afraid of renewing the peace process?
    First published 00:00 25.03.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.03.07
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