Category Archives: ‘Peace’ Process

A discussion at the seder table

So we are sitting around the seder table with our American Uncle Max and he says, [I] remain convinced that a two-state solution is the only outcome that would quell ongoing incidents of violence, maintain Israel as a secure, Jewish … Continue reading

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No deal, Donald

Donald Trump likes deals. He likes the idea of brokering a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, and thinks that he can do it. He can’t, and here’s why: The insurmountable obstacle to a deal is that the essence of … Continue reading

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Sherman’s principles

With all the talk about whether or not the US is continuing to insist on a “2-state solution” there are still two basic principles that have to be taken into account when considering changes in the status of Judea and … Continue reading

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To whom does the land belong?

All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, or in any other manner inconsistent with the Purposes of the United Nations. – Charter … Continue reading

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Foreign leaders eulogize Peres – for the wrong reason

As I write, the funeral for Shimon Peres is in progress at Mt. Herzl in Jerusalem. Numerous “world leaders” like Barack Obama, Prince Charles, Justin Trudeau, Francois Hollande, Bill Clinton, Ban Ki-Moon, Tony Blair, the EU’s Donald Tusk, and many … Continue reading

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