You clearly do not understand the art of politics - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 25.01.11 | 14:20 (IST)

    If a 2-state settlement is achieved, the Palestinians will have to give up on some of their aspirations. Abbas is a sound politician. He understands that. He would have to present the negotiated settlement as a package to his people, showing that on balance the Palestinians have gained more than they have lost. This is how realpolitik works. Yes, it will be a hard-sell but far more likely to be achievable if he can present it as a package providing statehood rather than it being presented in isolation through the media.

    from the article: The Palestine papers: Al-Jazeera trumps WikiLeaks
    First published 12:07 24.01.11 | Last updated 12:07 24.01.11
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