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Reader comment on item: Reservations about the Trump Peace Plan

Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Jan 31, 2020 at 20:04

The last time Israel tried this approach the greenhouses gifted to the Palestinians were promptly converted into another purpose. Instead of roses, our friends from the religion of pieces showered the Israelis with rockets. This example perfectly illustrates the foolishness in repeatedly trying to shake hands with a rattlesnake. I concur with Dr. Pipes. The answer is not a two-state solution but a one-state solution, i..e. the Jewish state of Israel.

Glancing at the proposed map one is also troubled by the tactical and strategic mistake evident as the Jewish state is more or less divided in two. This is neither practical nor commonsensical. Finally, the world should be reminded in clear and unambiguous terms that a Palestinian state already exists. It's called Jordan.

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