The future is in the past? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ASA
    • 23.04.10 | 16:30 (IDT)

    How is it different from Oslo 1993? Temporary borders, no final agreements, the main issues of contention are set aside ... we have all seen that may play out. Terrorism will come back, and number of settlements will double. Serves no one but the extremists ... No temporary arrangement will work. Everyone who understands the problems have a fairly good idea of how the future borders will play out. Barack knows it, Barak knows it, Netyanhu knows it, Abbas knows it, UN knows it. The main issues, however, are Jerusalem, refugees, access to water, and details of the implementation plans. Leaving those aside for now only means kicking the can down the road ... It is a non-starter!

    from the article: Netanyahu amenable to Palestinian state within temporary borders
    First published 01:01 23.04.10 | Last updated 14:50 24.04.10
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