Thursday, July 22, 2010

Hammond: There Is No Two-State Solution

Jeremy R. Hammond, Foreign Policy Journal, July 21, 2010

The two-state solution is dead. There is no longer any hope for peace or justice in this solution, if there ever was to begin with. There was a time when Israel could have accepted a Palestinian state along the pre-June 1967 armistice line, with minor and mutually agreed upon revisions of the final border, and thereby “secure” its “gains” from the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

But the “Jewish state” passed up this long-standing opportunity by rejecting the right to self-determination of the Palestinian people and deliberately sabotaging all efforts by the international community to seek a final resolution by implementing the consensus on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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