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Reader comment on item: The Motives Behind Palestinian Leader's Effort to Gain Statehood at U.N.
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Submitted by myth (Germany), Sep 27, 2011 at 04:55

Abbas seeks support for statehood in the UN as a multinational institution. However the UN is ny no means that institution to do the job, so the historical record shows. Netanyahu wants immediate talks. Current events are clearly between the West-Bank and Israel, Gaza has no part in this. Putting those three observations together I can imagine the following: Israel and the West-Bank PA should have a permanent shared democratic institution to deal with the day-to-day problems. Such an instituion would be dedicated to Israel-West-Bank-issues, members would be voted in with seperate elections. This would give political power to people on both sides who actually want to make progress. The orthodox policy approach has been failing for decades. That approach is based on analysis, negotiating, planning far ahead into the future. I mandate the iterative approach learning the process as you go along. Solving small problems, making small progress in a dedicated institution.


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