West Bank Arabs face only 2 real choices: (a) Hamas rule, (b) Jordanian rule - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • G Marcus
    • 02.01.12 | 05:58 (IST)

    2-state option with Fatah is none other than State Dept fiction and doesn't exist in real world. Only power keeping Fatah alive and preventing WB from turning into another Gaza under Hamas, is the Israeli military. Solutions: (a) Gaza: Under linkage to Egypt or Jordan, turned into Dubai-like indl/comml hub on East Med; (b) West Bank: Parts federated with Jordan -- safeguarding security & settlements for Israel, demographics for Arabs, holy sites for both. 2-State Plan doesn't make sense only if you think its aim is Peace; it makes a lot of sense as necessary next step for 1974 PLO Staged Plan to dismantle Israel.

    from the article: An unwelcome intro to the binational state
    First published 03:53 02.01.12 | Last updated 03:53 02.01.12
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