The Two-State Delusion

The Two-State Delusion

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a€œA thoughtful autopsy of the failed two-state paradigm . . . Evenhanded, diplomatic, mutually respectful and enormously useful.a€ a€”Kirkus, starred review Disputes over settlements, the right of return, the rise of Hamas, recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, and other intractable issues have repeatedly derailed peace negotiations between Israel and Palestine. Now, in a book that is sure to spark controversy, renowned peacemaker Padraig Oa€™Malley argues that the moment for a two-state solution has passed. After examining each issue and speaking with Palestinians and Israelis as well as negotiators directly involved in past summits, Oa€™Malley concludes that even if such an agreement could be reached, it would be nearly impossible to implement given the staggering costs, Palestinea€™s political disunity and the viability of its economy, rapidly changing demographics, Israela€™s continuing political shift to the right, global warminga€™s effect on the water supply, and more. In this revelatory, hard-hitting book, Oa€™Malley approaches the key issues pragmatically, without ideological bias, to show that we must find new frameworks for reconciliation if there is to be lasting peace between Palestine and Israel. From the Hardcover edition.... .pdf. 7. United Nations Human Rights Council, a€œReport of the Independent International FactFinding Mission, a€ 5. See also UN ... Shamir refused to accept Busha#39;s demand, but it undoubtedly played a role in his decision to come to Madrid.a€ 16. John M. Goshko, a€œBaker Firm on Guarantees as Mideast Talks Resume, a€ Tech (MIT), February 25, 1992, html. 17. Leinanbsp;...

Title:The Two-State Delusion
Author:Padraig O'Malley
Publisher:Penguin - 2015-07-28


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