April 29, 2014

A New (and Plausible) Plan for Mideast Peace

Ari Shavit, The New Republic

The Associated Press

New Peace will not alter the ultimate goal of Old Peace: a two-state solution. But it will not be obsessed with mutual recognition and the drafting of end-of-conflict documents. Rather, it will focus on fostering the conditions that will allow the two states to evolve and flourish side by side. New Peace will not forsake the hope that eventually a democratic Middle East will emerge. But it would acknowledge the political culture of the Arab world and the Palestinian people as they are now and it would try to make the most out of it.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Palestinians, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Abbas, John Kerry

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