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    • Dave from Chicago
    • 27.09.07 | 17:56 (IST)

    A bi-national state is not interesting to us Jews. Perhaps someone like you could be a good neighbor in such a state but the likelihood that the current members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad could live in a bi-national state is low. Israel is a Jewish state. Has always been so. This does not mean I deny the long Arab presence in what is now Israel. Just as I don't deny the long American Indian presence in the US or the long Mexican presence in California and Texas. It is well too late for a bi national state. Your predessors (Grand Mufti, etc) did not want that either. They wanted a Jew free pan Arab nation. In my opinion, something like the Clinton plan of 2000 will make the most sense. Repatriation will be to a new state of Palestine, not to Israel proper. 67 lines met with some border changes to accomidate the major settlement blocks. Or else war can simmer forever. It really hurts the Palestinians more. Peace, via compromise, offers the best oppotunity for all.

    from the article: Saudi FM: Israel should halt settlement building before talks
    First published 00:00 27.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.09.07
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