Everyone interested in the Israel-Palestine conflict should read this article.

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Everyone interested in the Israel-Palestine conflict should read this article.
3 months ago

http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-finally-speaks-his-mind/

Note the source. Last Friday Netanyahu gave a press conference in Hebrew. Maybe he thought it was off the record, maybe he thought it would not be translated, maybe he was just sick of pretending.

"He made explicitly clear that he could never, ever, countenance a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank [...] The priority right now, Netanyahu stressed, was to “take care of Hamas.” But the wider lesson of the current escalation was that Israel had to ensure that “we don’t get another Gaza in Judea and Samaria.” Amid the current conflict, he elaborated, “I think the Israeli people understand now what I always say: that there cannot be a situation, under any agreement, in which we relinquish security control of the territory west of the River Jordan." [...] This is not merely demanding a demilitarized Palestine; it is insisting upon ongoing Israeli security oversight inside and at the borders of the West Bank. That sentence, quite simply, spells the end to the notion of Netanyahu consenting to the establishment of a Palestinian state."

Who is unwilling to negotiate seriously?

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