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The one state solution

A quarter of a century after the Oslo peace accords, the dream of a two state solution is shattered beyond repair. Former Knesset speaker Avraham Burg proposes a bold new plan

By Avraham Burg   September 2018

"Everything is now pushing against a two-state solution and the compromises from Israel that it would require". Photo: Dominika Zarzycka/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Many years ago, my friends and I were lonely voices. It was a time of hubris, of outright Israeli denial that peace was our best strategic alternative. Since 1967 Israel had occupied Palestinian territory, telling ourselves that this was the only way to keep our nation secure. But before the first Intifada began in 1987, waking many Israelis up to the injustices of occupation, we were…

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