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    • 04.11.13 | 13:26 (IST)

    to the negotiations. Amira is right, most foreign politicians and diplomats have done little more than paying lip-service to wanting a 2-state solution. Is it really not possible for the Palestinians to draft a strategy based on legal and diplomatic moves that will seriously undermine Israeli complacency? The Palestinians tried to seek statehood through the security council but when this failed there was no follow-through. Israel knew this would happen and barely broke into a sweat, let alone a panic. Next time, when the Palestinians run into one obstacle they need to have alternative plans in place. I know it is far easier to say than do, but surely it is not beyond the realms of reality.

    from the article: The Palestinian negotiator who cried wolf
    First published 10:51 04.11.13 | Last updated 10:51 04.11.13
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