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    • Brant
    • 10.01.07 | 21:40 (IST)

    Well, this is terrific and, since Stephen Murray and Linthwaite think this is great it must be. But the reality of the reality is Khalid's all or nothing approach. Exactly the approach that has achieved so much for the Palestinians lo these sixty years. ALL territory! (even if it was Jordanian controlled no mans land) ALL Palestinians (even if it's the great grandchildren of Arabs who left in 1910 for Turkey or 1948 for Egypt on their own volition and at the behest of their leaders who told them to. While His Excellency Solana will no doubt see this as explicitly implicit de facto if not de jure recognition, it isn't. It may be a baby step, because frankly a man like Meshaal stating there'll always be a State called Israel certainly, at least, flies in the face of even the bi-national solutiuon, which were it to occur would ultimnatelt result in a non Israeli majority and a likely name change. That said, admitting that Israel is a reality is nothing more or less than a simple fact.

    from the article: Hamas denies Meshal said group would consider recognizing Israel
    First published 00:00 10.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 10.01.07
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