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    • 09.04.13 | 19:04 (IDT)

    We all know that Bibi is happy to see the Palestinians economy improve, happy to give them some form of limited autonomy, maybe even allow them to form a state off the scraps that Israel believes it can do without, namely the main cities joined together by a highway. This does not even start to address the need for a just and viable state for the Palestinians. It simply plays into the hands of Israel who are intent on maintaining an illegal occupation with America happy to play along with this plan. If you want to do anything of use whilst you are in the region than it is necessary to get Israel to formulate proposed borders - Abbas has already done so - so that both sides know what the other is thinking. Israel, of course, refuses to do this because it knows that it will have to tell the world that what it proposes for a Palestinian state is unjust and unworkable.

    from the article: With Netanyahu's consent, Kerry pledges steps to help Palestinian economy
    First published 23:37 09.04.13 | Last updated 16:46 09.04.13
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