The Making of a Virtual Palestinian State

U.S. special envoy George Mitchell has been frantically shuttling between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem in order to salvage the month-old direct negotiations. The European Union's foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has also been recruited to throw the weight of the EU behind the peace efforts. Even President Obama himself has been personally involved, trying to find "common ... Full Story »

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Bob Herrschaft
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by Bob Herrschaft - Oct. 1, 2010

The story outlines the complexity of the two state solution to the "Palestinian Problem".

Frankly, I don't believe the two state solution is beneficial to any of the ethnic or religious components involved, but given the reality it seems the only possibility, albeit slight, for a peaceful settlement. Whether that settlement could actually be viable depends on a significant change in attitude and a lot more statesmanship on the part of Israeli P.M. Netanyahu and the zealots in his coalition, as well as the acquiescence of Hamas and other militants to any accord.

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John Debois
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