Steven Connor #50 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Haim Shmendrik
    • 12.12.07 | 21:28 (IST)

    "Obviously, a single state solution is more viable. Dividing that small piece of land makes it less effective for both parties. The ideal solution is a single state where everyone is equal, like America....Or so it would seem. " (by Steven Connor) Steven, the only "small" problems with your utopia are (a) it requires majority support in both national societies, Israeli and Palestinian, such consensus is non-existent in neither one, (b) the nature of the "one state" would not be like America because there is no coalition of liberal Israeli-Palestinian forces demanding equal rights in utopia. There is no other practical road (up to this moment) but to support compromising nationalists in the best possible two states plan. Of course, many Har Homas could change the situation and lead to an imposed one state, and if this happens ... Oy Vavoy !

    from the article: Civil Administration chief: Hundreds of units approved in disputed areas
    First published 00:00 12.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 12.12.07
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