there's no future for the status quo - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CB
    • 20.06.11 | 22:17 (IDT)

    How can anyone believe there is a future for a state that excludes the indigenous? If not with a UN vote, some other method(s) will come about with relentless regularity. The support for Israel has dwindled to one state, the U.S. Can anyone seriously think Israel's way will become more popular? The whole trend of modern history is toward inclusion of all, whereas Israel is marching resolutely in the opposite direction. Further isolation and shunning of an exclusive state are inevitable no matter how hard the effort to portray systematic oppression as right. The only question is whether the project will collapse in a heap at one time or will drag on painfully for years to come with strident extremism reaching the point where both Jew and non-Jew will be thoroughly repulsed by it.

    from the article: Israel's UN ambassador tells U.S. Jews: Prepare for September vote on Palestinian state
    First published 21:23 20.06.11 | Last updated 21:23 20.06.11
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