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Heinbecker: Is a UN resolution on Palestinian statehood a step forward or backward for the Israel-Palestine conflict?

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18 September, 2011
By: Paul Heinbecker
CIGI Distinguished Fellow

It’s a step forward. I have yet to hear even a half-persuasive argument against a Palestinian state by Israel or the U.S. (or Canada). As if the Palestinians should persist with the “peace process” after 18 years of fruitless “negotiations” since Oslo and 44 years of occupation since 1967. 

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