What Abbas Wants - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • rob
    • 07.10.11 | 17:46 (IST)

    Abbas doesn't want a two state solution -- if he did, he would have come to the negotiating table long ago, he would have already had his Palestine with 67 borders, minus around no more than 5%, +/- adjustments, including East Jerusalem, and he would have had Nato or US troops on the Jordan River for Israel's security. He would not get the right of return of refugees. Whether making peace wit Israel, period, is impossible for him, or doing it without the right of return is impossible, the bottom line is that he is not going to do it without getting his head blown off by some fellow Arab.

    from the article: Open letter to Mahmoud Abbas for Yom Kippur
    First published 12:56 07.10.11 | Last updated 12:56 07.10.11
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