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Read Prospect‘s September issue, “The one state solution,” here

Recognise Palestine

Avraham Burg and Donald Macintyre shed light on the injustice inherent in Israel’s 51 year occupation of Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem (“The one state solution,” September). Britain bears its share of responsibility, as the author of the Balfour Declaration and the Mandate Power until we walked in 1948. Our government calls the occupation unacceptable and unsustainable. Unacceptable, yes. But it is sustainable, until the cost-benefit calculation of those who impose it changes. Britain has historical responsibilities;…

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