Skip to comments.Its an all or nothing deal now
Posted on 08/12/2009 9:17:13 AM PDT by tedbel
Yesterday, I commented on the NYT article The Two State Solution Doesn't Solve Anything but failed to address it on a strategic level.
For years now, many, myself included, have commented on the intent of the far left and the Muslim movements on Campus and elsewhere was not to usher in the two state solution or end the occupation but to end the State of Israel. Now the NYT has brought this intent into the mainstream. In the weeks and months to come, you will see more and more voices abandoning the two-state solution for the bi-national state.
Its happened before. When Oslo wasn't going anywhere, Thomas Friedman of the NYT, reported that he had a conversation with King Abdullah about the peace process and the need for a plan and Abdullah said something to the effect that he happened to have such a plan in his drawer. Freidman introduced it to the world. That was in 2002. When the Roadmap was introduced in 2003, the Plan was given great prominence though it was in great conflict with the governing principle for 35 years, namely Resolution 242. When Sharon strenuously objected Powell rammed it down his throat saying the Roadmap was only a process. And now it has totally replaced Res 242 as the operating principles to achieve peace. But peace isn't what it aspires to.
For years the left was complaining that Israel was a liability to the US and that the US was acting against its interest by allowing "those powerful Jews" to control policy. These complaints went mainstream with the publication of The Israel Lobby two years ago. Since then the attack on Israel as a liability has gained momentum. Obama's policies certainly reflect this view.
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No, that won’t work either. It must be a uni-national state, with all Jews forcibly disarmed and all Arabs given cart blanch to rape, murder and plunder, as they desired in 1948. Then we’ll have piece in the Middle East at last.
Ehh, just have Israel follow the standards of the Islamic Middle East.
Either kill or expel every Palestinian from Israeli soil.
The Islamic Middle East will not complain any more than they already do... for it is hard to rachet up protest when the dial is already cranked to ‘maximum’.
After that, there will finally be peace *within* Israel. As for the rest of the Middle East, well... they’ll have to deal with the Palestinian penchance for death, destruction, murder, killings, and whatnot.
And I doubt they’ll have a problem dealing with it, as Jordan set the example with their Black September. (Jordanian forces killed up to 25,000 Palestinians - with not a peep of protest from anyone)
Ted Belman: For years now, many, myself included, have commented on the intent of the far left and the Muslim movements on Campus and elsewhere was not to usher in the two state solution or end the occupation but to end the State of Israel. Now the NYT has brought this intent into the mainstream. In the weeks and months to come, you will see more and more voices abandoning the two-state solution for the bi-national state.
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