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 A boy faced with a solider at the West Bank wall  ©WM Commons

Like other peace talks before them, the current negotiations to establish a two-state solution in Israel and Palestine will centre around a handful of key issues: borders; the right of return for Palestinian refugees; the fate of Jerusalem; the security of the Jordan Valley; and, now, recognition of Israel as the Jewish state.

This last point has become one of the most contentious in the process so far after its inclusion in John Kerry’s framework agreement was reportedly…

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