The conflict is indeed unprecedented in human history. Agreed. But that is far from being the reason why peace between Israel and the Palestinians has remained so elusive for so long a time. What has never be seen in human history is an occupied stateless people having made its peace with the occupier. What other nations much mightier than Israel can ever be - have learned a long time ago, the Israelis have not grasped yet, and that is that time is long past when an army clashing, not with another army, but with a stateless population could bring a definitive military solution.
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from the article: Why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict refuses to be resolved