Jerusalem Report

Crossing the point of no return

It could be that we have already missed the two-state option.

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Photo by: MIRIAM ALSTER / FLASH 90
“A BIG problem in a small place.” That’s how an exasperated British statesman once characterized the Palestine question during the Mandatory period.

Since then the place has not grown any bigger nor the problem any smaller. The American failure to put together an agreement on the parameters of a permanent settlement underlines just how big the problem still is.



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