October 8, 2010
Demographics Define Israeli-Palestinian Future
J. Chamie, Yale Global
Countless words have been spoken and written, several wars and numerous armed clashes have taken place. Thousands have died, with even more injured and suffering. Yet, after more than 60 years of struggle, numerous diplomatic initiatives, agreements and peace offers, intergovernmental conferences and behind-the-scenes negotiations, comprehensive resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains disappointingly elusive.
Nevertheless, the Israelis and Palestinians are meeting again in an attempt to negotiate a settlement. This latest peace fest - the first in 20 months - is the ninth attempt at peace since 1979, when negotiators identified the final status issues.
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