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    • Observer
    • 07.10.11 | 19:02 (IST)

    Let the settlements on Palestinian land be Included within the Palestinian State; no problem! Then, how long will the settlers stay there? Except the settlements were intended as "facts on the ground" and assumed to be part of a new Eretz Yisrael. That is why that land was settled and what the Likud Party was formed to promote since 1967. That party line worked for many years but is now getting tiresome to most of the world. Israel should wise up before they are overwhelmed. The vast majority of people will have little sympathy for the consequences on Israel. And Uncle Sam will be too broke to be of much help any longer. Some will then always have antisemitism and Holocaust denial to blame. The situation is a real human tragedy for all concerned. Just one observer's opinion.

    from the article: Quartet to meet in Brussels in bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks
    First published 11:34 07.10.11 | Last updated 11:34 07.10.11
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