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    • Bruce Lieberman
    • 23.07.12 | 22:07 (IDT)

    Just like all other so-called Middle East "experts", Tom Phillips misses the most fundamental obstacle to peace: unless and until the Arab states and the Palestinian authorities publicly acknowledge the existence of Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people, there will be no peace, and all attempts at negotiating one will be doomed to failure. Once the acknowledgment is made, the boundaries of a Palestinian state, the future of Jerusalem and everything else can be negotiated with at least the possibility of an ultimately successful outcome.

    from the article: Former British ambassador to Israel expresses doubts on Israeli-Palestinian peace
    First published 20:12 23.07.12 | Last updated 20:12 23.07.12
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