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And then what?

Reader comment on item: My Peace Plan: An Israeli Victory

Submitted by RS Davis (United States), Apr 29, 2010 at 16:23

Dr. Pipes- once Israel has won the psychological war, what do you envision as the final result? Two states, with no restrictions? Two states, with the Palestinian state demilitarized? One state, with Palestinians less than full citizens? Or one state with Palestinians full citizens?

To be considered a victory, does Israel have to create a sense of defeat in all Palestinians? A majority of Palestinians? Or only the ruling Palestinians? In other words, if the PA and Fatah were defeated and ready to accept a true peace accord, but Hamas or some similar faction still wanted to carry on the fight, would a peace accord work?


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