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What Two State Solution?!

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Submitted by Philip Zwick (United States), Jun 28, 2002 at 17:59

Every editorial and every Western politician these days, including Bush and Powell, begins with advocating a two state solution, which means adding a Palestinian state to an existing Israel. Yet the Palestinians openly state that their objective is a one state solution that eliminates Israel. Yet the West ignores the Palestinian position even though the Palestinians could have had a state by now if they had simply decided to live in peace with Israel. Is this dis-connect a crazy or what? I heard on WCBS radio yesterday in New York City an interview by David Gilbert, the correspondent, with a Palestinian who said he could accept no Arafat, but the Koran says that Israel must be eliminated as "it is Muslim land." This is a fact on the ground that must be publicized more so the points you made in the article are acknowledged by all.
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