I cannot see the legitimacy in retaining major settlement blocks given they are illegal and the UN has always maintained moves by Israel to change the demographics will have no effect on final status agreements. Lord Caradon made it clear...acquisition of territory by force is inadmissible...as stated under International Law. Why drag your feet Israel. If a solution is imposed you could find yourselves with 1948 borders...your legally stated and recognised borders. Stop building...uphold your agreements and obligations and you can have peace. Arab Peace Initiative. The latter gives you all including your right to exist.
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