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Obama Advances Arafat’s Agenda

At the Camp David talks in July, 2000 hosted by President Clinton, Yasser Arafat rejected the proposals for a final status agreement put forward by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and offering Arafat virtually all the territories beyond the pre-1967 armistice lines. 419 more words


Britain denounced for defending Israel in international forums

Palestinian and European officials on Monday slammed the UK’s apparent readiness to defy international consensus and stand up for Israel, accusing London of aligning with Jerusalem to garner favor with the incoming Trump administration. 133 more words


Lawrence Solomon: The solution to Israel-Palestine isn’t two states, it’s several states

There is a solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, the only solution likely to avoid a bloodbath. It isn’t the two-state solution insisted on by the 70-odd countries that met in Paris over the weekend; it isn’t the one-state solution favoured by Palestinian leftists and Israeli rightists. 849 more words

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“Palestine” - The perils in pictures

If a Palestinian state is established, it will be armed to the teeth. Within it there will be bases of the most  extreme terrorist forces, equipped with anti-tank and anti-aircraft shoulder-launched rockets, which will endanger not only random passers-by, but every airplane and helicopter taking off in the  skies of Israel and every vehicle traveling along the major traffic routes in the coastal plain…[T]he frontiers  of the Palestinian state will constitute an excellent staging point for mobile forces to mount attacks on  infrastructure installations vital for Israel’s existence, to impede the freedom of action of the Israeli  air-force in the skies over Israel, and to cause bloodshed among the population…in areas adjacent to the… 219 more words


An indulgent, damaging MidEast "peace" conference

It’s deja vu all over again. Another peace conference is being held in Paris (starting January 15, 2016) to stress and reaffirm international support for a two state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. 306 more words