Oslo Accords

Peace Process: Still Dead

Like other U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump invited the current Palestinian leader to the White House and told him that there was a “very good chance” of a peace settlement between Israel and a soon-to-be-independent state called Palestine. The current Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, did not break with tradition either. Like his predecessor Yasser …

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Peace Process: Still Dead

Like other U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump invited the current Palestinian leader to the White House and told him that there was a “very good chance” of a peace settlement between Israel and a soon-to-be-independent state called Palestine. The current Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, did not break with tradition either. Like his predecessor Yasser …

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The One-State Solution

5 November 2012 The One-State Solution By Gwynne Dyer “Everybody knows how this will end,” wrote Nahum Barnea, one of Israel’s best-known journalists, in the newspaper Yediot Aharonot recently. “There will be a bi-national (state).” The “two-state solution” for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is dead; long live the “one-state solution.” The two-state solution, promised by the …

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Yasser’s Legacy

29 October 2004 Yasser’s Legacy By Gwynne Dyer Yasser Arafat isn’t dead yet. The “blood disorder” that forced him to desert his besieged headquarters in Ramallah and fly to Paris for medical treatment may not kill him, but he is probably never going home again, and his long reign as the undisputed leader of the …

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