The question he should ask: Who has more to lose if independent Palestinian state would be established? The answer is clear: Israel. As a historian he should know the history, particularly the recent one. Every time Israel pulls out and gives something to Arabs - it brings war, not peace: Lebanon and Gaza are most recent examples. The history suppose to teach us: don't repeat mistakes. Seems it taught nothing the "historian" Segev.
Mexico sentences five men to 697 years for killings of 11 women (AP)
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