Friday, May 9, 2008

Important early article on the future of Israel

The LATimes-WaPo news service published an important article in today's Gulf News:
Some consider possibility of a 'shared state' for Palestinians and Jews

Majorities on both sides dismiss the current US-backed peace talks as futile. And a small but growing number of moderate Palestinians contends that Israel's terms for independence offer less than they could gain in a single democratic state combining Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Please read the entire article here

The mere mention of such a prospect is naturally radical and at its outset draws the virulent posturing of ideologues, but an ideal of harmonizing people with a vision toward a shared and prosperous future has some pleasant appeal.

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