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Reward for terrorism?

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Submitted by David Monty (United Kingdom), Jul 2, 2002 at 10:02

You state that to even discuss a Palestinian state must be regarded as a 'reward' for terrorism.

Logic dictates, and your argument implies, that such a discussion would not therefore have been on offer if the terrorism had not happened.

Quite clearly, not only has the the possibility of a Palestinian state been on the table for many years but most, including the US, recognize that discussing a Palestinian state is one of the minimum requirements to even begin addressing the problems between Israelis and Palestinians...
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