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    • Teresa-Maria (Tess)
    • 29.11.07 | 14:20 (IST)

    "There is no point in asking who is to blame, the questions which usually dominate such discussions. There is a point to trying to understand why it is so difficult for the two sides to end the conflict, and where they erred.....But the really important question is this: Who has more to lose in the present situation? The answer is clear: Israel.... The Palestinians have already lost almost everything they had. " It is rare that a commentator shows such clarity of the current situation. Only history will tell who was to blame. But, currently, the power balance is clear. Several factors have the potential to impact that. First, time. No nation remains powerful forever. Throughout history regimes fall and rise. Second, population rates. I saw a study that showed 2 summers ago that when the 1st grade generation comes of age (now 3rd), Arabs will have the majority population in the region (OCT with Israel). A 1 state solution, with this means a non-Jewish state

    from the article: The 29th of November, then and now
    First published 00:00 29.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 29.11.07
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