The two peoples are condemned to each other - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • joop moerkens
    • 27.01.13 | 15:39 (IST)

    Gaza will never sink into the sea, nor will Tel Aviv. It's highly questionable is the two states solution is practical in a geographical sense (because Israeli settlements in the Westbank are ALL OVER THE PLACE, not the mention the separation wall and the bypass-roads). Somehow, the two peoples have to find a way to share the land (perhaps in a federative state constuction like Belgium or Bosnia-Hercegovina). Reality will be complex, there probably always will be some fanatic around to screw things up, but it's the only way forward. The alternative is everlasting war.

    from the article: Palestinians discover the strength of soft power
    First published 05:34 20.01.13 | Last updated 05:34 20.01.13
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