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    • Sam
    • 18.11.09 | 10:59 (IST)

    A Jew growing up in a religious or nationalist home will want both Israel and the West Bank. They are one and the same. Some Jews will never see the reality of many Arabs on the territory and still want it all. Most others, like Netanyahu see reality and want a compromise. However, what Palestinians see as just and fair bears no relation to what Israeli Jews are prepared to offer and unless and until Palestinians come down from their demands neither Netanyahu nor any other Israeli leader will have an offer acceptable to Palestinians. Israel will not make a deal at any cost.

    from the article: Comment / Why Netanyahu really does want to advance peace
    First published 02:50 18.11.09 | Last updated 09:45 18.11.09
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