There is no point negotiating with Israel. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael
    • 17.11.09 | 12:19 (IST)

    Israel is never going to give a fair deal to the Palestinians unless someone forces it to. The best deal it ever offered was a mini-state now follwoed by a real state possibly, perhaps, maybe in 15-20 years' time, a 15-20 years that Israel could use to build more settlements and maybe change its mind. Since that deal was offered, Israel has become more extreme and more religious, to the extent that it's now npt even clear that Israel is prepared to relax its grip on any of the West Bank.

    from the article: Abbas: Only solution is to declare Palestinian state
    First published 11:31 17.11.09 | Last updated 11:56 25.11.09
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